Perennial Planting Workshop

October 08
9:00 - 11:30 am
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Perennial Planting Workshop

Small efforts for big, year-round impact 

Planting Fall Perennials for Summer Blooms and Year-round Interest

A garden is in a constant state of growth and change from season to season and year to year. The gardener should use this constant change to their advantage. 

Participants will learn how a few small efforts can make their gardens, whether mature or newly developing, a better-designed space with year-round interest. 

Karen Flick is the Landscape Manager at Awbury Arboretum.  She has a B.A. in Psychology and B.S. in Horticulture from Temple University and is an ISA certified arborist.  During her schooling she found an interest in the benefits of nature on child development and the promise of public horticulture to enrich communities.  Karen loves native woody plants, being outside, hiking, disc golfing, and growing vegetables, and she has a passion for cooking.

Cost per person: $25.00

Workshop time: 2.5 hours –  talk, refreshments, and hands-on planting

Participants will leave with several plants to take home for their garden.

Maximum number of participants: 15

This class meets at the Cope House, 1 Awbury Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19138