Sign up for Horticulture’s free online Smart Gardening Workshops by following the links below the descriptions. You can sign up for as many as you like. If you can’t attend the live event, sign up anyway and we’ll e-mail you a recording of the presentation after it occurs.
Growing, Gardening & Designing with Wildflowers
Presenter: Miriam Goldberger
Date: Friday, March 20, 2015; 2:00 p.m. ET
In this wildflower workshop for gardeners and modern farmers, Miriam Goldberger, founder and co-owner of Wildflower Farm, will cover how to grow wildflowers from seed, including easy winter sowing techniques and wildflower seedling identification, plus how to choose the best wildflowers to grow in your garden. The author of Taming Wildflowers, Miriam will talk about why monarch butterflies and other endangered pollinators need milkweed and other wildflowers in order to survive, plus the powerful economic and ecological value wildflowers provide to gardeners and farmers. You’ll also learn how to harvest wildflowers and design your own DIY wildflower wedding bouquets, boutonnieres and table arrangements. Be sure to register even if you can’t attend the live event—we’ll email you the recording.
Register now for Growing, Gardening & Designing with Wildflowers.
The Right-Size Flower Garden: Exceptional Plants and Design Solutions for Aging and Time-Pressed Gardeners
Presenter: Kerry Mendez
Date: Tuesday, March 24, 2015; 2:00 p.m. ET
This presentation offers time-saving design tips and exceptional plants for achieving balance between your love of gardening and time and ability to garden. Drought-tolerant plants; perennials and annuals that don’t need deadheading; no-prune shrubs; long-lived, naturalizing bulbs; the illusion that you have more plants than you actually do, due to their astonishing display; and sustainable practices are some of the topics covered by Kerry Mendez, garden designer, instructor and author of many books, including The Right-Size Flower Garden. Be sure to register even if you can’t attend the live event—we’ll email you the recording.
Register now for The Right-Size Flower Garden: Exceptional Plants and Design Solutions for Aging and Time-Pressed Gardeners.
Go to page two for recordings of past events.