Immerse yourself in the art and science of creating long-lasting and beautiful gardens. You can have spaces that offer blooming flowers from April to October along with quiet winter interest. The focus of the class will cover design basics, site selection, spacing, long-blooming flowers and long-living flowers, natives and pruning for succession blooms. Organic basics and IPM – integrated pest management will also be covered.
Laurie Waite is a Connecticut Master Gardener and accredited NOFA Land Care Provider (Northeast Organic Farmers Association). She writes “Ask an Organic Gardener” column for Herb Quarterly and for a time owned Laurel Garden Design. Laurie grew up on a dairy farm in Rehoboth, MA and has gardened extensively for over 25 years. While she has a lot of experience growing vegetables, her love and passion is flowers.
Class limited to 12 adults, $15-preregister at 401 274 1160