Looking Forward to Mobile: Maarten van der Giessen
Maarten van der Giessen
van der Giessen Nursery, Inc.
Program Details: 35 Years of Propagation in 20 Minutes
An overview of tricks and tips I've picked up as a lifelong propagator of woody ornamentals.
Bio: Maarten van der Giessen has served as the 2007 President of the South Alabama Nursery Association, the 2011, 2012, and 2017 President of the Mobile Botanical Gardens, the 2013 President of the Alabama Nursery and Landscape Association, and the 2015 President of the International Plant Propagators Southern Region. He has served several terms on the board of the Azalea Society of America, from whom he received the Distinguished Service Award in 2010. Maarten is the President of van der Giessen Nursery, a 52 acre wholesale nursery that he started with his father, Peter, in 1990.