Silver Spring Garden Club December 2020 Meeting - "Garden Crafts and Projects


Join us on Monday, January 25* at 7:30pm for our program features speaker Kelly Billing on “Winter Dreaming About Waterlilies.” 
   Waterlilies are as versatile as they are beautiful. Learn ways to incorporate them into any garden setting along with tips for planting, fertilizing and wintering! A something for everyone presentation.
   Kelly Billing has 34 years experience in the water gardening industry wholesale trade. She is currently a lotus grower and consultant with a focus on creative, site appropriate use of aquatic plants for effective, long term display. With a rich history in water quality research, she promotes the use of natural processes over chemicals to improve water quality. 
   She compiled and maintains the Regulated Aquatic Plants list for the United States, is a Certified Professional Horticulturist, serves on the Board of Directors for the International Waterlily and Water Gardening Society (, speaks internationally and writes regularly for various trade magazines and water gardening publications. She has co-written The Lotus, Know It and Grow It with Paula Biles and Water Gardener’s Bible with Ben Helm. 
   Kelly’s love of nature, passionate style and vast expertise are unique assets she applies to helping others reach their water garden goals. For more information about changing the way Water Becomes a Garden, visit
   *Note this is the 4th Monday of the month, rather than our usual 3rd Monday, to avoid conflicting with MLK Day Holiday.
   This meeting will take place on ZOOM. For security reasons, we are asking for everyone to register in advance. Here is the registration link:


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