Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #10

header728.jpgEach week for 10 weeks, members of the GWA Communications Committee are sharing creative presentations about some very useful GWA resources that you may not even be aware of. You’ll be able to see these presentations on GWA’s social media channels as well as every Tuesday here on the blog. Be sure to check back each week for a glimpse of a unique take on some of the wonderful resources available to all our members. The GWA Communications Committee wants to be sure you’ve been paying attention, so stay tuned for an opportunity to win prizes after completing a quiz. Continue reading “Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #10”

Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #9

CaptureEach week for 10 weeks, members of the GWA Communications Committee are sharing creative presentations about some very useful GWA resources that you may not even be aware of. You’ll be able to see these presentations on GWA’s social media channels as well as every Tuesday here on the blog. Be sure to check back each week for a glimpse of a unique take on some of the wonderful resources available to all our members.

The 9th presentation in the series is a screencast video by Katie Elzer-Peters that features another one of her favorite resources: the QT Newsletter.  Continue reading “Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #9”

Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #8

pexels-photo-315653.jpegEach week for 10 weeks, members of the GWA Communications Committee are sharing creative presentations about some very useful GWA resources that you may not even be aware of. You’ll be able to see these presentations on GWA’s social media channels as well as every Tuesday here on the blog. Be sure to check back each week for a glimpse of a unique take on some of the wonderful resources available to all our members.

Week #8 is a unique video about what it takes to be a Garden Communicator in today’s multi-tasking, multi-media world.

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Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #7

pexels-photo-796602.jpegBy Maree Gaetani

Each week for 10 weeks, members of the GWA Communications Committee are sharing creative presentations about some very useful GWA resources that you may not even be aware of. You’ll be able to see these presentations on GWA’s social media channels as well as every Tuesday here on the blog. Be sure to check back each week for a glimpse of a unique take on some of the wonderful resources available to all our members.

Week #7 is a blog about GWA Webinars brought to you by Maree Gaetani of the GWA Communications Committee. Continue reading “Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #7”

Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #6

pexels-photo-613508.jpegBy Elizabeth Clark

Each week for 10 weeks, members of the GWA Communications Committee are sharing creative presentations about some very useful GWA resources that you may not even be aware of. You’ll be able to see these presentations on GWA’s social media channels as well as every Tuesday here on the blog. Be sure to check back each week for a glimpse of a unique take on some of the wonderful resources available to all our members.

Today’s presentation features a narrated PowerPoint by GWA Communications Committee member Elizabeth Clark about how YOU can take advantage of the GWA Legal Assist Program and learn more about media law.  Continue reading “Top 10 GWA Member Resources – #6”

Lurie Garden is a Downtown Draw

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By Beth Botts
Photo credits to Lurie Garden

One of the top tour stops at the #GWA2018 Conference & Expo in Chicago, is a relatively secluded gem in the middle of the city’s most visited attraction.

Millennium Park, the 25-acre playground between Lake Michigan and Chicago’s downtown skyscrapers, attracts more than 13 million visitors a year. Only about 4 million of them venture through 12-foot-high hedges to discover a sweeping vista of masterfully blended perennials and trees: the Lurie Garden. The 2½-acre garden was designed by famed Dutch designer Piet Oudolf (who went on to design the High Line in New York City) and opened in 2004.

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CHICAGO: OUR KIND OF TOWN

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Photo credit City of Chicago

Article by Beth Botts

The sun rises out of a vast, sparkling lake. It sets behind some of the world’s most spectacular skyscrapers. In between and all around are some of the country’s most amazing public and private gardens. That’s why I can’t wait to show off Chicago—my city—to the members of GWA: The Association for Garden Communicators for the 70th annual Conference & Expo, co-hosted with the 2018 IGC Show, August 13 through 16.

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