Alumni Associations

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Intern & International Alumni Association

The mission of the Intern and International Alumni Association is to maintain the relationships developed at Longwood Gardens, while providing a forum to create new relationships among alumni.

We invite past interns and international students to join the community of our Alumni Association. If you would like to join or tell us what’s new, please contact:

Janet Bagnell, Domestic and International Studies Associate

Your ideas and input will be valued as we grow, so feel free to send us suggestions.

Professional Horticulture Alumni Association

The purpose of the Professional Horticulture Alumni Association (PHAA) is to encourage social and professional development among alumni and the horticultural community at large in accordance with the standards of Longwood Gardens. In October 2021, the Professional Gardener Alumni Association (PGAA) celebrated its 50th Anniversary and adopted the name Professional Horticulture Alumni Association (PHAA) to reflect the program name change.

To receive your Alumni Directory via e-mail or submit your registration form, please contact:

Janet Bagnell, Domestic & International Studies Associate

Today’s Horticulture Symposium

This daylong symposium is hosted by the Professional Horticulture Alumni Association of Longwood Gardens and is presented annually on the first Friday in February. Due to continuing concerns regarding the pandemic, the 2022 Today’s Horticulture Symposium has been cancelled. Check back in the fall of 2022 for information regarding the 2023 Today’s Horticulture Symposium.

The event is sponsored by Longwood Gardens, Chanticleer Foundation, and Mt. Cuba Center. It boasts a diverse lineup of speakers and features a plant sale with an eclectic offering of plants, books and tools. Symposium registrants will also gain access to the gardens and will be treated to a warm buffet lunch.

All proceeds benefit educational programs sponsored by the Professional Horticulture Alumni Association Program of Longwood Gardens.

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Society of Fellows

The Society of Fellows is a service organization whose purpose is to support the continued development of leaders in public horticulture through a member-run network.