Perennial Showcase with Kata Kress Wallace - Saturday, April 1, 2023
Do you have gardening or landscape design questions that only an expert can answer? Join us on April 1st, 2023 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the Perennial Showcase with Kata! The Garden Center at Johnson Nursery has partnered with The Gardens of Southeastern North Carolina to bring the brilliant Kata Kress Wallace, Regional Product Manager of Walters Gardens, to discuss the latest and greatest perennials from Proven Winners®!
Kata Kress Wallace is a Regional Product Manager for Walters Gardens Inc. in Zeeland, MI. Based in North Carolina, Kress Wallace oversees sales in the southeastern states. She has been closely tied to the nursery industry throughout her life. Her father owns Sarastro Stauden, a nursery in Austria specializing in unique and rare plants. Kress Wallace has a master’s degree in Geography and Spanish and came to the United States to intern at Plant Delights Nursery with Tony Avent. She worked for Hoffman Nursery as their Garden Coordinator and was later promoted to Production Supervisor. While there, she oversaw production of millions of grass liners and managed an international crew. In 2019 she received the Young Professional Award from the Perennial Plant Association and was named to the Greenhouse Product News 40 Under 40 Class of 2020.
Kata will be presenting Proven Winners®’ EZ Scape™ planting plan, which is a variety of landscape layout ideas that mix together perennials in coordinating colors, sizes, and habits to create an enchanting garden! Learn which perennials will thrive in our region, how to care for them and how they work together.
The presentation begins at 10:15am and will last until 11:30 a.m. when Kress Wallace will hold a Q&A session. Participants will then have time to explore The Gardens and shop at the Garden Center. Food, alcohol and wine will be available for purchase, as will new and specially-grown perennials.
The cost of admission is $15.00 per person. Space is limited so book your seat today!