Author Archives: Longwood Graduate Program

A Coastal Experience

Author: Robert Lyons, Director of the LGP Photography: Lindsey Kerr and Laurie Metzger The last leg of our North American Experience journey took us 3.5 hours north of Boston to the charming town of Boothbay Harbor, Maine.  To get there, … Continue reading

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Juniper Level Botanical Garden at Plant Delights Nursery

August 23, 2012 – Plants Delights Nursery, NC (written by Dottie Miles, photographs by Quill Teal-Sullivan) Hidden within a hedge of ‘Nellie Stevens’ holly and other “spiny” plant material, Plant Delights Nursery at Juniper Level Botanic Gardens is an eclectic … Continue reading

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Thank you to our Sponsors

The Longwood Graduate Program Symposium is fast approaching. The Fellows have been working hard to ensure the success of the event. However, none of that success comes without the support of our Symposium Sponsors. Each year, one Fellow takes the … Continue reading

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Mt. Gede-Pangrango National Park

(written by Tom Brightman, photographs by Martin Smit and Tom Brightman) Today was a study in contrasts—between the stark reminders of the burgeoning Indonesian population (now 14 million strong in the Jakarta area), the steep slope deforestation for tea plantations, … Continue reading

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LGP Symposium: Speakers you won’t want to miss!

By now, you’ve hopefully heard about the 2012 Longwood Graduate Symposium, which is quickly approaching. Held on Friday, March 2nd at Longwood Gardens,  “The Panda and the Public Garden: Reimagining our Conservation Story” is sure to shed new light on … Continue reading

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Symposium Update!

If your organization is an APGA member and you’ve received a few copies of our 2012 Symposium brochure, never fear! It’s not a mistake – we wanted you to have extras to pass around your organization or among anyone you … Continue reading

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Introducing: the 2012 Longwood Graduate Symposium!

(written by Ashby Leavell) The holidays are over, and some of you out there may be wondering what there is to look forward to as you settle in for the winter. Never fear, the 2012 Longwood Graduate Symposium is almost … Continue reading

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Travel to Singapore and Indonesia: follow us

This January the first year fellows will be traveling to Singapore and Indonesia for what promises to be an amazing International Experience 2012. Longwood staff members, Shawn Kister and Sharon Loving, will be joining for the Singapore leg of the … Continue reading

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Business Innovation Factory Conference

September 20-21, 2011 (written by James Hearsum) An unusually titled conference for a horticulturist to attend, you might think.  But wait; we (hopefully) have a clear mission for our organisations, we live in a disruptive social and commercial environment, and … Continue reading

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POP So Far

photographs by James Hearsum This summer the Fellows busily worked on POP with two overarching goals in sight. The first was to develop programming that speaks to the mission of the Scott Arboretum while increasing involvement of the Swarthmore community … Continue reading

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