The Berkshire Chapter of the North American Rock Garden Society (NARGS) is sponsoring the Eastern US Winter Study Weekend which will be held at the Marriott Hotel in Farmington Connecticut the weekend of 28-30 March, 2008. The registration fee, including all meals, is $220 for NARGS members before 2/28/2008, $250 from 3/1/2008 onwards. Non-members will pay an additional $30 to be credited to NARGS membership for one year. Rooms will be available at a steeply discounted rate of $99 for the 28th & 29th but must be booked prior to the end of February.
A number of stellar speakers have been signed up including Alan Bradshaw, Frank Cabot, Geoffrey Charlesworth, John Good, Priscilla Twombly, Elisabeth & Rod Zander and Zdeněk Zvolánek.
Additionally there will be 5 workshops and an open forum with the speakers and several of the vendors from across North America. The late March date was chose in part to reduce the time between purchase and planting.
Visit the Berkshire Chapter website for registration and more information. Or contact Jacques Mommens PO Box 67 in Millwood NY 10546. Or you may call him on 914-762-2948 to register with a credit card.