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Beds & Borders Seminar

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Synopsis: This program will assist landscape contractors, garden designers, grounds managers, and enthusiasts in the process of creating and maintaining borders within the residential property.
Start Time: Thursday, March 20, 2014 9:00 AM
End Time: Friday, March 21, 2014 3:30 PM
Location: New Brunswick Campus Wide
Address: No Street Address
Campus: College Avenue
Room: Extension Conference Center
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
Web Site:
Contact Name: Joe Canzano
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (732) 932-9271 ext. 624
Additional Information:

Instructor Bruce Neary will teach participants to expertly orchestrate and combine herbaceous perennials, bulbs, flowering shrubs, annuals, and small trees to give the residence year-round beauty. He’ll demonstrate the effect of artistic plant placement and how to maximize the visual elements of garden bed architecture. He’ll show you a strategy to make any garden look gorgeous.

Topics Include:

  • Comprehensive Site Analysis
  • Creating Contrast and Limiting Varieties
  • Vertical vs. Horizontal Garden Design Elements
  • Color, Form, Texture, and Structure
  • Proper Way of Pruning and Fertilizing
  • Identifying Plants for Creative Usage
  • Creative Planting Bed Constructions
Target Audience: General Public