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!


FEBRUARY 2016


Saturday, February 6
Perennial Plant Association Midwest Regional Symposium:
Inspired by Nature
Thornhill Education Center
The Morton Arboretum, Lisle, IL
"Prairie Plants for Pollinator Gardens"
Register online at www.perennialplant.org or call 614-771-8431

Friday, February 5
11:00am – 12:30pm, "Garden Talk" with Larry Meiller
Wisconsin Public Radio Ideas Network - Listen to the Live Webcast


APRIL 2016


Saturday, April 2
9:00 - 11:00 am
“The Many Benefits of Landscaping with Native Prairie Plants”
Concord Community Center, Sullivan, WI
Greg David 920-988-5629

Sunday, April 24
"Five Steps to Successful Prairie Establishment"
Welty Environmental Center, Big Hill Park, Beloit, WI
Dave Dobson 608-364-1023


MAY 2016


Friday, May 20
11:00am – 12:30pm, "Garden Talk" with Larry Meiller
Wisconsin Public Radio Ideas Network - Listen to the Live Webcast


AUGUST 2016


Monday, August 1
“Prairie Plants for Pollinator Gardens”
Perennial Plant Association Annual Conference
Doubletree by Hilton Hotel, Bloomington-Minneapolis South
Register at www.perennialplant.org or call 614-771-8431

Friday, August 26
Riveredge Nature Center, "Knee Deep in Prairies" Conference
Keynote address: "Prairie Plants for Urban and Suburban Gardens"
www.riveredgenaturecenter.org or call 800-287-8098


SEPTEMBER 2016


Friday, September 16
11:00am – 12:30pm, "Garden Talk" with Larry Meiller
Wisconsin Public Radio Ideas Network - Listen to the Live Webcast


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