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  The New Native Cottage Garden: Update the Classic Cottage Garden with Bold, Contemporary Designs!  
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Winter and Spring Gardening Workshops and Seminars.

Take advantage of our low admission prices and prepare to be informed, entertained, and inspired! Become a Friend of the Garden and enjoy our member discounts! (visit "Memberships" for membership form and more details). Pre-registration is required for workshops and highly recommended for seminars. Call Stephanie at 540-231-5970 to register by phone or email vtgarden@vt.edu.

The New Native Cottage Garden: Update the Classic Cottage Garden with Bold, Contemporary Designs! with Thomas Rainer

Thursday, May 9, 2013 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Location TBD. $15 Friends of the Garden/$20 general public. Call Stephanie at 540-231-5970 to register by phone or email vtgarden@vt.edu.

It's time to take a fresh look at the cottage garden. This traditionally British form can be easily adapted for American gardens using American plants. The charming jumble of perennials and shrubs can be a truly sustainable and beautiful model for small gardens. American gardeners can have all the advantages of a cottage garden--the romantic appeal, the low maintenance, and the colorful charm of it all--with a wildlife friendly native mix. Thomas will share tips for designing a contemporary cottage garden, including his picks of native plants best suited for cottage gardens.

Thomas Ranier is a Landscape Architect, writer, and teacher. You can find more about Thomas at his award-winning blog, "Grounded Design."

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Location: Virginia Bioinformatics Institute Conference Center Auditorium
Price: $10 Friends of the Garden/$15 general public
Contact: Stephanie Huckestein
E-Mail: vtgarden@vt.edu
540-231-5970
   
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