WEEK 4 GARDEN TALKS
New and Unique Annuals for 2019!
Presented by Vaughn N. Fletcher, Horticulture Consultant & Garden Writer
Saturday, April 13th | 10am -Noon (open Q&A to follow)
Family Tree Nursery - Shawnee
Vaughn has been in the horticultural industry since 1971. He has been involved in many areas of horticulture, including landscape design and installation, greenhouse management, greenhouse production, sales management, territorial sales, and horticultural consultation.
Vaughn earned his A.A.S.degree in Landscape Horticulture and Bachelor of Science degree in Plant and Soil Science.
Vaughn represented various breeders and brokers in a multi state territory for 30 years and was a product specialist for Suntory Flowers the past two years. He currently represents the industry in a consultant capacity, assisting greenhouse operations in selecting plant varieties for their production program.
Vaughn served on the Medal of Excellence Committee for Greenhouse Grower Magazine for 10 years, selecting the top annual introductions for the horticultural industry.
He currently serves on the All American Selections board, an independent testing organization of flower and edible plant varieties in North America.
Vaughn writes a monthly article for Greenhouse Product News on top performing annuals and perennials in North America. This involves traveling extensively throughout the summer evaluating the new plant introductions.
Throughout his career, Vaughn has given numerous lectures and presentations on ornamental plants to industry and consumer groups.