Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Good Things Do Come in Threes!

Gardening Workshops at Sotterley in May

Rick Davis: Flower Arranging & Design
Saturday, May 5th - 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Rick Davis, Owner and Lead Creative Director of award-winning D.C. based floral and event design firm Amaryllis, Inc., brings his expertise on floral arranging and design to Sotterley. His work has been featured in numerous publications including Town & Country, Victoria, Washingtonian, and Southern Accents. Known for his ever-flourishing creativity, attention to detail, and use of unique products, Mr. Davis is an innovative leader in the field of floral arranging and design. Learn from the best how to create a stunning showpiece from a bounty of beautiful blossoms.

Linda Crandall: Green Gardening - Saving the World One Yard at a Time
Saturday, May 12th – 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Going Green is more than just a passing trend; making more eco-friendly choices has become a vital part of our everyday lives. Linda Crandall, St. Mary’s County Master Gardener and Baywise Coordinator, will offer sound suggestions on bringing planet preserving techniques and practices to gardening. From selecting the right plants and materials to disposing of yard waste, simple steps make a difference.

Jennifer Horton: Edible Landscaping
Saturday, May 19th - 9:00 – 11:00 a.m.

Interested in growing veggies and herbs, but intimidated by the thought of breaking new ground? No need to dig a new bed or border! Jennifer Horton, Master Gardener Coordinator for the University of Maryland Cooperative Extension Office for St. Mary’s County, will discuss incorporating edibles into existing landscape beds. Participants will learn how to analyze their site, as well as select and maintain the right plants to insure a beautiful and TASTY garden this season.

Advance reservations required. Please call 301-373-2280 or 800-681-0850 to make your reservation, as space is limited. Pricing for this event: Non-members: $15 per person; Members: $12 per person. To attend all three Gardening Workshops, the discounted rate is $40 per person for non-members; $30 per person for Members.

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