Prairie Nursery

Neil's Speaking Engagements

Prairie Nursery President and Consulting Ecologist

Neil Diboll - President, Prairie Nursery
A pioneer in the native plant industry and recognized internationally as an expert in native plant community ecology, Neil Diboll has guided the growth of Prairie Nursery for 30 years. He has dedicated his life to the propagation of native plants and their promotion as uniquely beautiful, ecologically beneficial and sustainable solutions for landscapes and gardens. In 2013 Neil was the recipient of the Great American Gardeners Award from the American Horticultural Society.

Speaking Engagements

Neil's love of native plants and their habitat is contagious, especially if you've had the opportunity to witness one of his unique lectures or broadcasts. See if he will be in your neck of the meadow anytime soon!


Saturday, January 21
Garden Visions Annual Gardening Conference
“Establishing a Small Prairie”
Wausau, WI

Saturday, January 21
Garden Dreams Annual Conference
“Prairie and Savanna Plants for Pollinator Gardens”
Jensen Center, Amherst, WI

MARCH 2017

Wednesday, March 1
Illinois-Missouri Gateway Green Industry Conference
Keynote: “Prairie & Savanna Plants for Urban & Suburban Gardens”
Breakout Session: “Five Steps to Successful Prairie Meadow Establishment”
Gateway Convention Center, One Gateway Drive, Collinsville, IL

Friday & Saturday, March 3 – 4
St. Louis Home Owners Garden Conference
Reception Address: “The Economics of an Ecological Adventure – How I Got Into This Crazy Business”
Keynote: “Creating Sustainable Prairie Plant Communities in Your Yard”
Breakout Session: “Prairie Design Concepts” 
St. Lois Community College, Kirkwood, MO

APRIL 2017

Saturday, April 22
Laramie County Master Gardeners Conference
“Genetic Diversity and Plant Preservation”
Laramie County Community College, Cheyenne, WY

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