After over a decade apart, the LGP alums finally reunited this June 26th in the Italian Water Garden at Longwood. Alumni from near and far came together to celebrate 45 years of the Graduate Program, reconnect with classmates, and meet new friends in the field of public horticulture.
Even after the busy American Public Gardens Association conference in Philadelphia leading up to the event, nearly 150 people turned out on Saturday evening. Guests celebrated in style, enjoying delicious food and cocktails, perfect weather, and live jazz in the garden. Pierre duPont would certainly have been proud.
The Longwood Graduate Program Alumni Association also made its formal debut during the evening, and all were invited to contribute thoughts on its future direction. To those who made it to Longwood, thank you for contributing to the great atmosphere and outstanding evening. We’ll see you all at the next reunion! Pictures from the event can be found here: https://picasaweb.google.com/lgwweb/LGPReunion?authkey=Gv1sRgCLWTqd-3udOm9gE