Gardens Filled with Life: Designing with Northeastern Flora

When

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - 7:00pm

What

Talk

Where

Unitarian Church Annex , second floor

Who

Carolyn Summers, Author and landscape designer

Description

Author and landscape designer Carolyn Summers will present examples for the use of indigenous plants as substitutes for exotics in a wide variety of traditional styles. Examples of striking, unusual indigenous plants used in formal settings will be provided along with naturalistic styles to explore the full design potential of northeastern indigenous flora.

Goals for this presentation include 1) to teach how to use native plants in traditional garden landscapes and to 2) to teach native plant substitutes for overused exotic plants.