Ed Bowen - Never Trust a Nurseryman! and John Gwynne, Mikel Folcarelli and Ed Bowen - One Garden, Three Perspectives: Design vs. Plants

Mon, 2016-02-29 12:00 -- 61494
Saturday March 5, 2016 - 10:00 am

The Education Center of the Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road, at the intersection of Routes 102 and 183 in Stockbridge, MA. For a map of and directions to the Garden, click http://www.berkshirebotanical.org and scroll under "Visit." 

Event type:
Guest speaker
Local Chapter
Plant Sale

The meeting begins at 10 with coffee and conversation. A brief business meeting and Show & Tell start at 10:30, followed by our program. Bring your own lunch.  

For our morning program, Ed Bowen of Opus Nursery in Rhode Island will present "Never Trust a Nurseryman!" He will bring plants from his nursery for sale (there will not be a members' sale this month, however).

At 1:00 p.m., Ed will join John Gwynne and Mikel Folcarelli of Sakonnet Garden in a joint presentation for our chapter and the Berkshire Botanical Garden called "One Garden, Three Perspectives -- Design vs. Plants."   


Their lively discussion will cover the choice plants and unusual design concepts behind the well-known Sakonnet Garden in Little Compton, RI. Ed Bowen is owner of Opus Nursery, a select nursery in Little Compton, RI that specializes in unusual perennials. Sakonnet Garden, the long-term project of John Gwynne and Mikel Folcarelli, is an intimate garden surrounded by native coastal fields. 



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