0316WO Woody Ornamentals

Thursday, March 16

6-9 pm

Successful garden design requires an understanding of how to use woody ornamentals in your landscape. There are so many plants available that knowing how to select and site them can be overwhelming. In this slide-lecture, author and landscape designer Christine Froehlich will help you identify those that will best suit your landscape and taste. Her method of categorizing woodies according to shape, structure, growth habit, color and scale will help simplify your choices and allow you to create more effective designs. We’ll discuss the landscape values of many woodies, including a number of useful favorites guaranteed to liven up your landscape, as well as how to buy and plant them.

This class is a component of the Rochester Civic Gardener's Certificate, but may be taken individually if space allows.