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Canandaigua, New York: Claudia West

  • Finger Lakes Community College 3325 Marvin Sands Drive Canandaigua, NY, 14424 United States (map)

Perennial Plant Strategies:  The Art and Science of Successful Planting Systems

Arranging perennials in aesthetic and stable compositions continues to be the ultimate challenge for designers and gardeners alike.  Much scientific research has been done and many attempts to classify perennial plants have been made in order to solve the problem of successful plant combination.  This presentation will give a professional introduction to international perennial plant strategy systems and their landscape applications.  Join us as we explore perennials and their garden habitats and learn how this method of inter-planting is currently evolving into a revolutionary new planting strategy in Europe.


Learning objective:

·       Discover the principles of natural plant communities.

·       Understand the value and limits of perennial plant strategy systems.

·       Learn how to use perennial plant strategies in your next landscape project.


Earlier Event: October 2
Falls Church Garden Club
Later Event: October 7
Canandaigua, New York: Claudia West