AE21 Plant Parenting for Houseplants

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Saturday February 20

10:00 AM  –  12:00 PM


Plant Parenting for Houseplants

ONLINE*  Saturday, February 20; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Instructor: June Smathers Jolley

$35 Member | $45 Non-member

BREG Elective (2 hours)


Arboretum Production Greenhouse Manager June Smathers Jolley leads this class on how to be a good plant parent to your houseplants. June shares on-trend resources from the horticulture industry, popular magazines, and social media in this informative class that will make you want to adopt a few new family members of the botanical variety. Topics to be covered include selecting the best plants for different locations and conditions in your home, proper watering techniques, repotting, fertilizing, and pest identification/management.

*Instructions for joining via Zoom will be included in your confirmation email following registration. A recording of the class will be made available to registered participants for a limited period following the session for review and to provide access to those with scheduling conflicts.


June Smathers Jolley has served as the greenhouse production manager at the Arboretum since 1996, where she is responsible for producing plants for seasonal landscapes, interior plant displays, sustainable landscapes and more. A graduate of the horticulture technology program at Haywood Community College, she organizes the annual Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium for professionals in the green industry. Jolley is a member of AmericaHort and teaches other horticulture classes for the Arboretum.


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