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Contained Exuberance: Workshop on Container Design
A Half-Day Workshop
With Margaret Roach and Bob Hyland
SUNDAY MAY 20, at Margaret's garden in Copake Falls, NY
Rain or Shine
(UPDATE 5/14: morning AND afternoon sessions were sold out, but since forecast is for fair weather/outdoor classroom, we're adding a few people per session.)
Session 1: 9:30 am-12 noon
Session 2: 1:30 pm-4:00 pm
Fee: $45 (includes beverages and snack)
"Contained Exuberance" is a hands-on workshop to help you design and plant your containers/pots for the season. Learn how to select pots (terracotta, earthenware, concrete, cast iron, polyethylene, and a host of lightweight resin and fiber pots) that fit your lifestyle and marry a wide range of plants to your containers.
- turning other vessels into pots
- what makes a good potting soil?
- feeding, watering and other care
- midseason tuneups for long-lasting impact
- beyond "annuals" -- everything goes!
- scavenging in the garden for container subjects
- staging of pot groupings
DIRECTIONS AND PARKING INFO WILL BE EMAILED TO ALL REGISTRANTS A WEEK BEFOREHAND.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Credit-card refunds up until Sunday, May 6. No credit-card refunds later than 2 weeks before the event; for cancellations after that, we will try strenuously to fill your spot from the waitlist, and if we can we will credit you for a future workshop of your choice. Thank you.
WAITLIST INFO: Once the sessions are full, you can be put on the waitlist by ordering a waitlist ticket (no credit card will be charged at that time). We will contact you with further details.
A Way to Garden & Loomis Creek Nursery
Longtime neighbors and friends, Margaret Roach of A Way to Garden and Bob Hyland (formerly of Loomis Creek Nursery) have collaborated on garden events for decades.
Bob is former VP of Horticulture of Brooklyn Botanic Garden; Margaret is former editorial director at Martha Stewart and now a blogger and author. Bob recently relocated to Portland, Oregon, but continues his bicoastal garden design business, working with many longtime clients in the Northeast.