Tour of Private Gardens*
Metro KC and Regional Tours*
Day 1 Overnight Tour of Kansas *
Day 2 Overnight Tour of Kansas*
Presentation by Sian Tyrrell, from the Royal Horticultural Society
IMGC Coordinator Meeting
Happy Hour (cash bar)
Dinner and Keynote : Jim Richardson-National Geographic photojournalist
Search for Excellence Awards
General Session Keynote Abra Lee-Author and historian, untold stories of Black Garden History.
Metro KC Tours*
Evening Meal on your own
Evening Event Presentation by Sara Dykman, Bicycling the Monarch Butterfly Migration Path*
networking, cash bar, snacks
General Session Keynote Dr. Charles Rice–Nobel Peace Prize winner on climate change.
Metro KC Tours
Evening meal on your own
Presentation by Dan Hinkley, Herronswood Gardens in Kingston, Washington*
General Session Keynote Jessica Walliser–Horticulturist and award-winning author
Closing Session Keynote Scott Beuerlein–Horticulture speaker, writer and humorist
Farewell and 2025 Conference
June 18, Sunday 5:00p.m.-8:00p.m.
June 19, Monday Noon-7:00p.m.
June 20, Tuesday 10:00a.m.-7:00p.m.
June 21, Wednesday 10:00a.m.-7:00p.m.
Events tentative, subject to change
*Denotes Additional Fee