After living through months of sub-zero wind chills, record school
delays and potholes large enough to swallow a mid-sized car, all of
us are longing for spring.
The 19th annual Garden & Landscape Symposium April 12 is the
place for gardeners to be inspired by nationally prominent
horticulturalists and garden designers. Even if you're not game
to spend a day in garden "wonkdom," you can get a start on
planting by visiting the Garden Marketplace at the Shady Side
Academy Ice Rink from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. that day.
The marketplace is free and open to the public, and it features
the annual daffodil show hosted by the Daffodil and Hosta
Society of Western Pennsylvania. In
addition to garden art, the marketplace will feature unusual or
native trees, shrubs and perennials selected by Penn State