Location: Meet in Visitor Center
Do you want to add something new to liven up your home? Join Drew Asbury as he introduces you to ten tropical plants that are easy to take care of and available at your local nurseries.
Tropical plants can provide a welcome balance to orchid collections, as well as spicing up your average houseplant display. Each plant will be on display as Drew reviews how to best care for them. We’ll also point you in the direction of sources where you can pick up your favorites.
Payment is required in advance due to materials fees, and is non-refundable. Please wear comfortable shoes and clothing. You’ll be standing and working with plant material. This program is limited to twelve people, and must have a minimum of five participants to take place. In the event that workshop is cancelled, participants may choose to participate in another session.
About the Instructor
Drew Asbury is Hillwood’s head grower. He joined Hillwood in 2012 and is responsible for the greenhouses, the cutting garden, and the horticulture volunteer program. Drew has worked professionally in the horticulture industry for nearly twenty years in a variety of positions including garden center sales, greenhouse growing, and landscape management and design. Drew graduated from the Longwood Gardens professional gardener training program in 2006 and is currently working on his Master’s degree in landscape design from George Washington University.