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Honorary Medals Dinner
Thursday, October 16th

Each year, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society presents the Honorary Medals Dinner where the leading lights of horticulture are honored.  The event gives us the opportunity to recognize the outstanding contributions of horticulturalists, plant innovators, and those who have made significant contributions to the enjoyment and appreciation of plants and the environment.

Please join us on Thursday, October 16th for the 115th Honorary Medals Dinner where Mass Hort honors those individuals who have contributed to excellence in horticulture.

This year's honorees include:


Dr. Michael DirrDr. Michael Dirr
Horticulturist and Professor of Horticulture, University of Georgia (retired)
Keynote Speaker

Dr. Michael Dirr has authored seven books and published numerous papers in the field of horticulture. His books have become seminal references in horticulture and landscape architecture. His passion for the field has inspired a new generation of students, gardeners, and professionals. For his work in the Green Industry, we are excited to present Dr. Dirr our highest award, and have him as this year's keynote speaker. 
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About the Massachusetts Horticultural Society

Massachusetts Horticultural Society LogoFounded in 1829, the Massachusetts Horticultural Society is dedicated to encouraging the science and practice of horticulture and developing the public's enjoyment, appreciation, and understanding of plants and the environment.

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