Forget about succulents. If you’re searching for plants that will add exciting accents to a tired summer garden, last right up through the first hard freeze, and make you look like a horticultural rock star, look no further than tropicals. Using five memorable categories and a host of strategic ... » Learn More about Tropical Fusion: Working and Designing with Tropical Plants in Temperate Climates
Bees, butterflies, and beyond A pollinator garden is full of surprises. Surprising pollinators. Surprising plants. And surprising ways to make your garden more pollinator friendly. In this picture-packed presentation, meet the pollinator good guys (including those who sometimes misbehave), and ... » Learn More about Gardening for Pollinators
Amy’s newest program (Spring 2022) is "Structure and Ornament in the Garden." A hallmark of great garden design is spatial definition—the boundaries, vertical accents, focal points, and embellishments composed of non-living elements that shape both the garden and our experience of it. This talk ... » Learn More about Structure and Ornament in the Garden
A fresh look at a growing trend Learn how to turn traditional notions of what “ornamental” means upside-down as you discover how to integrate beautiful edibles and edible beauty into your flower beds, vegetable patch, and menu. Meet familiar plants with unexpected design value. As well as unusual ... » Learn More about Designing with Edible Plants
Woody plants comprise the building blocks of any landscape design. They function in a variety of ways - framing views, directing the eye, providing privacy and sanctuary for wildlife. Choosing the most effective specimens and knowing how to put them together in a pleasing design is no day at the ... » Learn More about Designing With Woody Plants In The Landscape 1 hr.