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Gardening for Beauty and Nature: Ecological Landscape Design and the New American Garden
Join us for a unique opportunity to visit Purchase, the private gardens of Florence and Tom Holmes, located in the Flat Mountain area of Highlands. Discover how plant combinations and seasonal sequences give naturalistic plantings a resiliency and dramatic beauty beyond compare. Find out what you can do in your own garden to help the plight of our endangered ecosystems. Learn how to begin the process and start a gardening adventure of your own.
Presenters: Florence Holmes is a lifelong, self-taught gardener. She has worked with the Laurel Garden Club for several years, helping to educate local gardeners and the trade about invasive identification and removal. Canty Worley is a certified arborist and garden professional. He specializes in garden installation and maintenance and manages many lovely estate gardens on the plateau.
Location: Directions will be provided