Come to the

2018 National Initiative for Consumer Horticulture Conference

The 2018 National Conference will be held at the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta Airport North.

The Conference will run in the evening on Wednesday, June 27th, all day Thursday, June 28th and until noon on Friday, June 29th. 

Please join us by registering today.

Step 1:

The registration fee is $130.

Includes a reception at the Atlanta Botanical Garden on June 27th.

Lunch and breaks will be provided.

Registration Closes In:


Step 2:

Reserve your hotel room now!

A limited number of hotel rooms will be covered by the conference. 

Step 3:

A limited number of travel grants (up to $350, excluding registration fees) are available to help offset the cost of travel associated with the National Conference.

Applicants will be notified as to the status of their application by April 30th.

  • Travel grant monies cover costs associated with travel and DO NOT cover registration.
  • The Conference hotel room block is being paid for by the Initiative so make sure you are in it while rooms remain available.
  • The grant can award you up to $350 to cover travel. At the national meeting, all grantees will be given an envelope with a form. Fill out the form, put original receipts in the envelope, deliver it to Ellen Bauske or mail it, and we will send you a reimbursement check.
Travel Grant Application


Coming from the airport? Complementary shuttle service will run between the Domestic Terminal and the Hilton Garden Inn Atlanta.

Transportation between the Atlanta Botanical Garden and the Hilton Garden Inn will also be provided.


On June 27th from 5 to 9 pm Please Join Us for
a Reception at the Atlanta Botanical Garden

On June 28th from 8 am to 5 pm Please Join Us for
the National Meeting

On June 29th from 8 am to 12 pm the Executive Committee Will Meet