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Gardens at Heather Farm – Renovating the Mature Landscape

The Gardens at Heather Farm
1540 Marchbanks Drive
Walnut Creek, cA 94598

October 12, 2017, 10:00am - 4:00pm

The Gardens at Heather Farm presents:

Renovating the Mature Landscape:

Resources and Inspiration for a Beautiful Sustainable Garden


Get a fresh perspective that will inspire your landscape work with clients or at home in your personal garden. Join us for a full-day seminar on Thursday, October 12th, as three industry experts share their knowledge and provide tips for restoring and rejuvenating mature garden landscapes. See how an out-dated and aging area of The Gardens property is transformed into an updated, sustainable space using the techniques discussed.

Part 1: Site Analysis
Laura Forlin, Department Co-Chair, Landscape Horticulture Department at Merritt College
Part 2: 21st Century Infrastructure
Cheryl Buckwater, president, EcoLandscape California Board
Part 3: New Plants, Multiple Benefits
Rebecca Sweet, APLD landscape designer

The seminar concludes with a self-guided tour of the newly-renovated landscape at The Gardens.

Registration includes a catered lunch, coffee/cold drinks throughout the day, and a post-seminar wine reception in the garden. Free parking is available on-site and adjacent to The Gardens.

Sponsored by the Association of Professional Landscape Designers, The Gardens at Heather Farm, and Pacific Horticulture Society. Discount on registration fees offered to members of these organizations.


5.0 Bay-Friendly CEUs available
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