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P. Allen Smith’s Speaking Engagements


Below is a partial listing of Allen’s speaking engagements in 2020.  For event access, please see the organizing host for availability and to confirm timing.  For private speaking engagements not listed below, please see your group host directly for venue and schedule details.


February 28th  Little Rock, AR: The Arkansas Flower & Garden Show (2 appearances)

February 29th & March 1st  Springfield, MO: The Ozark Flower Show  (2 appearances)

March 10th  Monroe, LA: The Monroe Garden Club

March 10th  Monroe, LA: The Gardens of Somerset

April 4th  Memphis, TN:  The Memphis Flower Show (suspended due to COVID-19)

April 26th  Springfield, MO:  Art in Bloom (suspended due to COVID-19)

May 16th  Jonesboro, MO:  Master Gardeners and First Community Bank  (suspended due to COVID-19)

August 13th  Huntsville, AL: Voices of Our Times (suspended due to COVID-19)

October 21st  Dallas, TX:  The Dallas Women’s Club (suspended due to COVID-19)

October 26th   Richmond, VA: Private Event 

P. Allen Smith Speaks at the Dallas Museum of Art ‘Decorative Arts’ Symposium

If you would like Allen to join your group for a talk, please contact one of his team members using the form located here.  We will get in touch quickly to discuss your plans and how he and our team may support your organization.


P Allen Smith speaking with the Monroe, LA Flower Club at the University of Louisiana.

Allen Smith greets a guest to his lecture at the Biedenharn Museum & Garden in Monroe, LA.

Examples of P. Allen Smith Talk Titles

  • The Importance of Beauty 
  • Thomas Jefferson in England
  • Moss Mountain Farm, an American Ferme Ornée
  • The Power of Pollinators–Saving our Important Little Friends through Gardening
  • Fours Seasons of Moss Mountain Farm Gardens
  • Following in the Footsteps of Virginia Giants: Jefferson, Madison, and Washington
  • How to Get More From Your Garden
  • The Rise of Agritopia and the Agrihood 
  • Sustainable Community Development, a New Model
  • Healthy Homes–New Designs for Your Family’s Well Being and the Planet
  • Gardens of Somerset–Improving Our Communities through Multi-Generational Living
  • The Restorative Power of the Garden
  • Gardening and Flowers for Master Gardeners
  • A Plant Geek’s Manifesto: Getting Your Hands in Soil, and Why that Is Important
  • Crafting an American Ferme Ornée: Approaching Gracious Entertaining and Grand Design from English Estates in the Land of Opportunity 
  • The Importance of Poultry:  From Queen Victoria to Feeding our Hungry Planet
  • Preserving Poultry for Future Generations, the Heritage Poultry Conservancy
  • Borrowing English Country Home Design for Early Southern Landscapes, Architecture, and Decor