The University of South Carolina Upstate hosts an annual Arbor Day Celebration the first Friday in December, which is South Carolina Arbor Day.
2012 Arbor Day: Friday, December 7 | Click here to view a campus map
- 11 a.m., Humanities and Performing Arts Center Theatre - Presentation from Guest Speaker Tracy DiSabato-Aust
- 12:30 p.m., Sansbury Campus Life Center Ballroom - Lunch, Q&A, Book Signing and Door Prizes
- If you purchase your Arbor Day 2012 tickets the week of the event (December 3-7), pick up your tickets at the Box Office in the Humanities and Performing Arts Center on USC Upstate's campus.
The Well-Designed Mixed Garden is the presentation topic of our 2012 featured speaker, Tracy DiSabato-Aust of Horticulture Classics & Consultations. She has earned international acclaim as one of America’s most entertaining and knowledgeable garden writers and professional speakers. Her experience includes stints at Longwood Gardens in the U.S., The Montreal Botanical Garden in Canada, the Kalmthout Arboretum in Belgium, and Knightshayes Court in England. She earned a B.S. and M.S. in horticulture from The Ohio State University. DiSabato-Aust is a frequent guest on national garden television and radio gardening shows and has contributed articles or been featured in numerous national and international magazines, books, and newspapers.
Mark your calendars now for this popular event held each Arbor Day on the University of South Carolina Upstate campus. Each year’s event features a gardening expert who shares their expertise, strategies and inspiration for the novice and experienced gardener. Whether you have a green thumb or not, this is one event you shouldn't miss.
Click here to purchase tickets online. Tickets are $25 for the presentation and lunch.
Learn more about Arbor Day 2012 and Tracy DiSabato-Aust!
Copies of DiSabato-Aust's books will be available for purchase. They include:
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