Saturday, January 20, 2018 (snow date: Saturday, January 27)
11 am – 12:15 pm, $20
Location: Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, DE
In this richly illustrated lecture, Jenny Rose Carey, Director of Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Meadowbrook Farm, presents the delights and benefits of gardening in shade using her favorite native plants. She provides design ideas for personalizing your own shade garden and making it a peaceful retreat for you, your friends, and visiting wildlife. Tips and techniques specific to gardening in shade round out this presentation.
Copies of Jenny Rose’s book, Glorious Shade, will be available for purchase and signing after the lecture.
Jenny Rose Carey was born into a family of gardeners and botanists and is an avid, handson horticulturist. Her property, Northview, serves as her living laboratory and includes a shade garden, moss garden, and stumpery. Her recently published book, Glorious Shade (Timber Press, 2017), is a practical guide to all aspects of shade gardening, including a rich plant palette and a calendar of seasonal tasks. Jenny Rose and her gardens have been featured on the PBS series The Victory Garden, and in The Wall Street Journal, Philadelphia Inquirer, and Pennsylvania Gardener.
This course is part of the Mt. Cuba Center Lecture Series.