Horticultural Alliance of the Hamptons

LoGerfo Library Hours

Saturdays from 10:00am - 1:00pm
Before/After monthly meetings and Public Lectures


Sundays at 2:00pm

Lectures held at Bridgehampton Community House
A $10.00 donation is requested for non-members.

Jan 11...Vincent Simeone - "Grow More With Less": Sustainable Garden Methods.

Feb 8...Karen Perkins - "Epimediums - Jewels of the Shade"

Mar 8...Constance Haydock - "Gatsby and Beyond": The Fabled Gardens of LI's Gold Coast.

Apr 12...Greg Tepper - "The Sensory Appeal of Native Plants"

May 3...Thomas Rainier, "Native Plants for a New American Cottage Garden"

Jun 14...Andy Brand, "Year Round Appeal" - Plants with Pizzazz All Year Long.

No Lectures in July and August.

Vincent Simeone

Vincent Simeone

Sunday,  January 11,  2:00 PM.

Vincent Simeone has worked in the horticultural field for over 27 years. He received an AAS degree in ornamental horticulture from SUNY Farmingdale, Farmingdale, New York and a BS in ornamental horticulture from the University of Georgia, Athens, GA. While at Georgia, Vincent studied under well-known professors Dr. Michael Dirr and Dr. Allan Armitage. Vincent also obtained a Masters Degree in Public Administration from C.W. Post- Long Island University in 2003.

Vincent has specialized expertise in woody plant id, culture, use and selection of superior varieties. Vincent is an experienced lecturer, instructor and horticultural consultant. He has spoken to many groups nation wide and has appeared on several garden shows including Martha Stewart Living and HGTV.

Annually Vincent presents an average of 50 horticultural lectures, workshops and tours to garden clubs, plant societies, professional landscape, nursery and arboricultural trade associations and academic institutions. Topics range from plant, identification, woody plant selection and use, historic landscape preservation and general plant maintenance and care.

Non-members of the Horticultural Alliance are asked for a $10 donation to attend the lecture; members are admitted free. Refreshments will be served.