AE21 Plant Parenting for Houseplants

Friday December 31

12:00 AM  –  11:59 PM


On Demand Video: Plant Parenting for Houseplants

Original Date of Delivery: ONLINE*  Saturday, February 20; 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Instructor: June Smathers-Jolley

$15 Non-member* (*Arboretum Members receive a 10% discount on all classes. Become an Arboretum Member!)


Arboretum Production Greenhouse Manager June Smathers-Jolley leads this engaging and packed-full-of-useful information 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 accessing the Zoom link to the class recording and the accompanying course materials will be sent on registration.


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 developed and managed the Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Symposium for professionals in the green industry for nine years at the Arboretum. Jolley is a member of AmericaHort and teaches other horticulture classes for the Arboretum.


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