The New Well-Designed Mixed Garden: Building Borders with Trees, Shrubs, Perennials, Annuals & Bulbs

General Sessions

Date & Time(s)

10:45am, Thursday September 26, 2019 - 12:15pm, Thursday September 26, 2019

Continuing Education Units

  • Landscape Industry Certified: 1.5
  • ISA Certified Arborist: 1.5
  • ISA Municipal Specialist: 1.5
  • ISA BCMA - Science: 0.75
  • ISA BCMA - Management: 0.75


Member Early Bird: $65 ($30 for students)

Non Member Early Bird: $75

Member Regular: $85

Non Member Regular: $85

* This year's early bird deadline is September 6, 2019

This interesting and informative lecture discusses the design fundamentals of border building using a wide palette of plant material. How do we effectively combine the plethora of woody and herbaceous plants available today? Design steps, color, texture, form, design principles of order, unity, and rhythm, garden art, maintenance of the mixed garden, as well as mixed garden designs, vignettes, and combinations will be highlighted in this session. Learn from an artist and keen plantswoman about creating gorgeous and environmentally sound mixed gardens.


Tracy DiSabato
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