Come join us for our guest speaker,  Horticulture Influencer, Derek Haynes, for a discussion on "Success with Japanese Maples".  He will be giving advice on proper care and planting so everyone will have success with their trees. 

Saturday, September 25th 1pm-2pm

Horticulture Influencer, Derek Haynes Presents: Success with Japanese Maples

  • Follow @thechocolatebotanist to find out more!  He will be giving out 5 tickets to his "Success with Maples" talk, Maple Included!

  • Bio:

    Graduate of North Carolina State University, Derek Haynes’s passion for Botany is readily seen by anyone who meets him. “The Crazy Botanist”, as he is known, found an allure for plants at a young age. Derek gives back to his community by volunteering with local community gardens, and creating and maintaining relationships, especially within the community of Black plant enthusiasts. He uses his humor, creativity, and background, to present botanical tenets on Instagram (@thechocolatebotanist) and Facebook (The Crazy Botanist). He believes that plants can help foster community and communication.


    Follow him on Instagram @thechocolatebotanist