Join Hattie White for an in depth look at how best to create the garden of your dreams. Because our summers are fairly short, gardens that take into account the whole calendar are the ones that bring the most visual appeal. The added benefit of winter appeal is that it will attract birds to your property in winter and give you beautiful structure and contrast during the grey or snowy times of year. This workshop will help take the confusion out of planting for year round interest. Whether this is for a specific area of your yard or for a dream garden for the future, this workshop will work through the basics of choosing the right plants for the space. Come prepared with some basic information about your garden- how much light does it get, is it wet, dry or somewhere in between, what is the area like? In the workshop each participant will create custom plant lists and simple garden plants for their garden that will ensure year round interest with plants that will succeed.
As with all of our workshops, we create a fun learning environment with lunch and lots of fellow plant lovers. Bring a friend and make a day of it! If interested you may tour the greenhouses and herb farm after your workshop. $30 fee.
Hattie White is a garden professional with a passion for helping people feel more connected to the landscape around them with education, resources, and enthusiasm. She has been working in the nursery trade for over 8 years, specializing in perennials with a focus on native plants and sustainable garden techniques. Currently she is in the process of getting her horticulturist certification and works at Red Wagon Plants during the season. Hattie also owns Apis Garden Coaching, which specializes in helping gardeners of all levels with a wide range of projects, from plant IDs, project management, site specific plant lists, and custom resource guides to native/pollinator gardens and small scale ecological garden design. In the off season she spends her time researching new plants and techniques, learning botany, and a wide variety of crafts at her home in Underhill, VT.