PLANT-O-RAMA is Metro Hort Group’s annual Symposium, Trade Show & Jobs Fair for Horticulture Professionals. It is our largest program of the year attracting 750 - 1000 gardeners, designers, arborists, and educators working in public parks, botanical gardens, & private Edens in the New York City Tri-State region.
PLANT-O-RAMA 2023 GALLERY HERE
Monday, January 30, 6:00pm on Zoom
Thomas RaShad Easley, Ed.D.
Forest Rhythms; Hip Hop Environmentalism
Thomas Easley discusses new mindset and heart around diversity, equity, and inclusion in urban forestry. How do we work side-by-side to increase canopy and green environment in cities in an equitable way during a crucial time of climate change. Formerly Assistant Dean of Community and Inclusion in the School of Forestry and Environmental Studies at Yale University, Easley now runs his own business Mind Heart for Diversity Consulting, based in Raleigh, NC.
Tuesday, January 31; 9:00am & 1:00pm @ Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Jared Barnes, Ph.D.
A Plantastic Future
With all the challenges we face on Planet Earth, plants are poised to change the 21st century. In this enthusiastic keynote, Dr. Jared Barnes will share how we can sow passion, help gardeners take root, graft interests together, and much more to help the horticulture industry blossom. Associate Professor of Horticulture, Stephen F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, TX.
More information HERE
Tibbetts Brook Daylighting Project – Bronx (Van Cortlandt Park)
Thursday, June 8, 2023Read More
Oko Farms – Brooklyn waterfront (Williamsburg)
Tuesday, July 18, 2023Read More
Green-Wood Cemetery – Brooklyn
Thursday, September 28, 2023Read More
Metro Hort Group
Metro Hort Group, Inc. is an association of horticulture professionals in the New York Tri-State region. The mission of Metro Hort is to provide opportunities for horticultural education, networking and employment for the public and private sectors, with the goal of cultivating a more attractive, sustainable, and green environment.
Mouse-ear Chickweed (Cerastium vulgatum)
Mouse-ear chickweed invades lawns thinned out due to insects, disease, or mechanical damage. It reproduces by seeds and by stems that root easily at their joints wherever they touch the soil. It has a low, prostrate growing habit and forms a dense mat that crowds out grass. Learn more HERE