Recommended Presenter:

William Dougherty

Spring Lake Park, MN


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Past President :Iris Society of Minnesota, American Iris Society Garden judge, Assistant Vice President AIS Region 8, public garden chair Society for Siberian Iris, professional landscape designer, Former Anoka County Master Gardener, hybridizer. Owner of Summer Chase Gardens


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Formerly speaker for AT&T, many speaking engagements on a variety of garden topics as Master Gardener, ex. Between March and August 2002 gave presentations to 250-400 people through 10+ talks. MSHS speaker, H & G show speaker, MN Landscape Arboretum

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Water Iris, Sustainable Gardening: creating low-maintenance landscapes,  A season of flowering bulbs, tubers and corms, The Siberan Iris, Landscaping with Iris, Iris (dwarf, bearded, beardless or all) for Northern Garders, New vision perennial landscape design and maintenance : inspired by Piet Oudolf & Noel Kingsbury, Gardening with Lilies, Creating Rock Gardens