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Timeless Blooms: An Anniversary Tribute to Flowering Trees and Shrubs With Dr. Laura Deeter

Jul 11, 2024, 10:00am - 11:30am
Free, with hourly parking costs
Howlett Hall, Room 116, 2001 Fyffe Court, Columbus, Ohio 43210
Julia Wilson
Flower crab apple

 There are so many beautiful flowering trees and shrubs to choose from, which ones are best for your garden?  Level up your landscaping know-how and enjoy a one-hour presentation by Dr. Laura Deeter, Chadwick Arboretum's Director. 

This 1-hour presentation begins sharply at 10:00 a.m. in Howlett Hall's room 116 classroom. We hope you'll stay afterwards to mingle and enjoy the company of fellow tree-enthiusiasts, Chadwick Arboretum's Learning Gardens, and our green roof - coffee and donuts in hand! 

Please RSVP to stay included in updates related to this event, as well as to receive detailed parking instructions. Note, while this event is free, parking on campus runs about $2.75/hour.  




About Dr. Laura Deeter

Dr. Laura Deeter

Dr. Deeter earned a B.S. and Ph.D. in Landscape Horticulture from The Ohio State University College of Food, Agricultural, and Environmental Sciences. Most recently, Dr. Deeter has served as Professor in the Division of Horticultural Technologies at the Ohio State Agricultural Technical Institute (ATI) on our CFAES Wooster campus. Laura began her career within CFAES as a Graduate Teaching and Research Assistant on the Columbus campus in 1995, moving to the CFAES Wooster campus in 2000, to serve as Assistant Professor in the Division of Horticultural Technologies at ATI. Dr. Deeter was promoted to Associate Professor in 2008, and Professor in 2014. 

Dr. Deeter has been awarded the ATI Distinguished Teaching Award three times, the OSU Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching, the Perennial Plant Association Teaching Award, the American Horticulture Society Teaching Award, Perennial Plant Association Service Award, a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Ohio Landscape Association, and Professor of the Year from Instructure.

As Professor in HCS, Dr. Deeter teaches undergraduate courses in the areas of landscape design and management; propagation; and courses in woody and herbaceous plant identification; as well as mentoring undergraduate students.

As the Sandy and Andy Ross Endowed Director of the Chadwick Arboretum and Learning Gardens, Dr. Deeter serves as advisor for arboretum operations and planning​ including oversight for plant collection(s) and garden planning, leads arboretum initiated educational programming and connect departments/units/faculty with teaching, Extension, & research opportunities using the arboretum, develosp opportunities and programs to maximize the use of the Chadwick Arboretum as a living classroom within the campus and the broader community, and maintains and build connections with existing and new donors, collaborators, and volunteers.