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Annapolis Horticulture Society Speaker Series

The Annapolis Horticulture Society was established in 1997 to promote and cultivate interest in horticulture. The Society presents lectures by guest speakers at 7 pm at St. Anne's Parish Hall, 199 Duke of Gloucester St., Annapolis on the first Wednesday of each month from September through May, with the exception of January. The lectures are free to the public.

March 1, 2023

Meenal Harankhedkar, Director of Horticulture at London Town and Gardens, will address “Plant Propagation for the Home Gardener.”

April 5, 2023

Shannon Currey, Izel Native Plants, Shannon Currey is a horticultural educator and consultant with Izel Native Plants. Her topic is “The New Workhorses of the Garden: Native Grasses and Sedges.”


May 3, 2023

Jan Kirsh, Sculptor and Landscape Designer, Jan Kirsh Studio

With an education in ceramics, sculpture, design and photography, Jan combines these skills with her knowledge of gardening and landscape to create gardens with an artistic viewpoint. Her topic is “Sculpture in the Garden.”



Tawes Garden Gift Shop

After a hiatus the Helen Avalynne Tawes Garden Gift shop has

now reopened.


The small shop features reasonably priced books, jewelry and gift items for the environmentally minded. The shop is located in the lobby of the Department of Natural Resources headquarters building at 580 Taylor Avenue Annapolis MD 21401.

Hours of operation are

Tues ~ Thurs. 10 am to 2 pm.

We are looking forward to welcoming back several of our loyal volunteer shopkeepers and there is still room for more. If you are interested in volunteering contact the garden manager at

This year marks the 36th year since the shop was opened by its founder Charlotte Huse.

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