Department of Horticultural Science
College of Agriculture and Life Science
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Mark Weathington

Education:

Bachelor of Science

Horticulture

Virginia Tech

1995

Bachelor of Science

Sociology

Virginia Tech

1995

Master of Science

Horticulture

Virginia Tech

1999

Selected Experience:

JC Raulston Arboretum

Assistant Director and Curator of Collections

2007-present

Norfolk Botanical Garden                   

Director of Horticulture and Maintenance

1999 - 2007

VA Marine Science Museum

Horticulture Supervisor  

1998-1999

Atlanta Botanical Garden                             

Horticulturist                  

1996-1998

Laurel Creek Nursery

Sales Associate

1991-1995

Tidewater Community College, Chesapeake, VA

Adjunct Faculty
Horticulture 201 and 202, Landscape Plant Materials
Horticulture 110, Introduction to Horticulture Science

2001- 2006

The Virginian-Pilot (circulation 256,000)

Freelance Writer

Weekly plant feature

Gardening Reminders column     
Features on gardening techniques

1999- present

2001-present

2004 – present

Virginia Gardener Magazine

Freelance Writer 

Monthly shrub feature                 

Coastal Region Report                

2002-2006

2003-2006

2002-2005 

HR Magazine
                             
              

Freelance Writer

Ask the Experts” column

1999-2001

Professional Associations:
American Public Gardens Association
Advisory Committee member for Beautiful GardensÔ, a Virginia Plant Introduction and Promotion program
Garden Writers Association of America 
IMLS Conservation Grant Reviewer
North American Rock Garden Society   
American Conifer Society

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