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The Quintessential Shade Garden

Dates:January 20, 2018
Meets:Sa from 11 AM to 12:15 PM
Location:Main House Lecture Room 1
Instructor:Jenny Rose Carey
Fee: $20.00

In this richly illustrated lecture, Jenny Rose Carey, Director of Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Meadowbrook Farm, presents the delights and benefits of gardening in shade using her favorite native plants. She provides design ideas for personalizing your own shade garden and making it a peaceful retreat for you, your friends, and visiting wildlife. Tips and techniques specific to gardening in shade round out this presentation.

Copies of Jenny Rose’s book, Glorious Shade, will be available for purchase and signing after the lecture.

Jenny Rose Carey was born into a family of gardeners and botanists and is an avid, handson horticulturist. Her property, Northview, serves as her living laboratory and includes a shade garden, moss garden, and stumpery. Her recently published book, Glorious Shade (Timber Press, 2017), is a practical guide to all aspects of shade gardening, including a rich plant palette and a calendar of seasonal tasks. Jenny Rose and her gardens have been featured on the PBS series The Victory Garden, and in The Wall Street Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer, and Pennsylvania Gardener.

This course is part of the Mt. Cuba Center Lecture Series.

Snow date for this lecture is Saturday, January 27, 2018. This class qualifies for the following professional credits: 1.25 APLD, 1 CNP credit with DNLA, ISA, NJNLA CNLP credits, 1.25 NOFA AOLCP, and 1.25 PCH credits with PLNA. One professional development hour (PDH) has been approved for this class through LA CES. This class meets LA CES standards for HSW subject matter.

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