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Inspired Gardening

Cedarburg Performing Arts Center

Cedarburg, Wisconsin

February 29, 2020

Doors open at 8:30 a.m. Speakers begin promptly at 9:15 a.m. 

The event will end by 3:00 p.m.

Ticket Sales are Closed

Join us for a day of garden inspiration and education with three renowned garden experts. Held at the beautiful Cedarburg Performing Arts Center, the symposium will include lunch and a silent auction.


Fergus Garrett is the head gardener at Great Dixter, one of the world’s most famous gardens, in Northiam, England, and holder of the Royal Horticulture Society Victoria Medal of Honour. He’ll be speaking on “Designing with Plants the Great Dixter Way,” helping gardeners learn how to recreate the stunning beauty of this beloved garden at home.

Diane Ott Whealy is the co-founder of Seed Savers Exchange, a nonprofit organization that works to conserve and promote America’s endangered garden and food crop heritage. Whealy is a pioneer in the heirloom seed movement.

Nick McCullough is an APLD-certified landscape designer who was named Young Professional of the Year by the Perennial Plant Association. He was the featured guest designed at the 2019 Philadelphia Flower Show and has been featured in the Washington Post, Garden Design magazine and Fine Gardening magazine. His presentation—“Implementing the Design” walks viewers through projects from inception to maintenance, showing how award-winning landscape designs come to fruition. 

  • Silent Auction

  • Gift Bags

  • Lunch

A limited number of VIP tickets are available for a truly special experience including reserved seating and lunch with our speakers.

Ticket Prices:

General Admission 




The Cedarburg Performing Arts Center is located at W68 N611 Evergreen Blvd., in Cedarburg, Wisconsin. Seating for guests with special needs is available.

State Bank of Newburg

Thank you to our sponsors and suppliers:

Sponsorship opportunities are still available. For more information contact Ozaukee Master Gardeners 

Our Mission

Ozaukee Master Gardeners is a nonprofit organization that works to educate the public about science-based, environmentally sound gardening practices, to help instill a love of growing. Our volunteers, who are required to take advanced horticulture training, work on a dozen community projects that help beautify Ozaukee County as well as enrich the lives of area residents.

Among our projects are educational gardens at Advocates Shelter, a 4-H horticulture program, a teaching garden at Cedarburg’s Webster Elementary School, horticulture therapy at Lasata Care Center, the award-winning triangle garden in downtown Port Washington and more.


Proceeds from the Spring Symposium will benefit Ozaukee Master Gardener community projects and public education efforts. 

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