Many modern landscapes are very small. As people hope to combine the convenience of suburban life with the convenience of urban life, the garden space we have is shrinking. Even where there may be space, many avid gardeners still have other interests and obligations, thereby reducing the time to plant large plots of land. When space and time are at a premium, turning to small bushes may be the answer. In this webinar, North Carolina’s widely acclaimed director of JC Raulston Arboretum, Mark Weathington, will share some of the top shrubs he has selected so that space is limited and every plant must be in Create diversity, fun and excitement when taking a place in the garden.
Wednesday, October 20
7 p.m. EST
Seminar: Approximately. 30 minutes Q&A in 1 hour
Mark Weathington is the director of the JC Raulston Botanical Garden at North Carolina State University. He received an undergraduate degree in horticulture and sociology and a master degree in horticulture from VA Tech. He has served as the director of horticulture at the Norfolk Botanical Garden and as a horticulturist at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Mark traveled around looking for new plants to diversify the American landscape. His exploration took him to China, Taiwan, Japan, Ecuador, Europe, Mexico, New Zealand and the entire United States. Mark writes and lectures on various topics in the field of horticulture. He is the author of Southern Horticulture and a complete homeowner’s guide for Timber Press. He has published articles in Horticulture, Carolina Gardener, American Nurseryman and VA Gardener magazines, and The Mid-Atlantic Gardener’s Book of Lists. —— source.