Synopsis: Using his energetic style, Bruce Neary will take you through the design, installation, and maintenance process for beds and borders.
Start Time: Tuesday, March 3, 2020 9:00 AM
End Time: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 3:30 PM
Location: Grid Cook
Address: Cook Campus
Campus: George H. Cook
Room: Extension Conference Center
City, State, Country: New Brunswick, NJ US
Fee: See website
Sponsor: Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education
Category: Workshop, Course
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Contact Name: Joe Canzano
Contact Email:
Contact Phone: (848) 932-7317
Additional Information:

This course will teach participants to expertly orchestrate and combine herbaceous perennials, bulbs, flowering shrubs, annuals, and small trees for year-round beauty. The instructor will demonstrate the effect of artistic plant placement and how to maximize the visual elements of garden bed architecture. You'll get the feel and impact of a mini design seminar!

Topics Include:

  • Conceiving the design
  • Laying out the plans
  • Preparing the site
  • Choosing the best plants
  • Renovating established beds
  • Composting and mulching
  • Maintenance considerations
  • Staying flexible
Target Audience: Alumni,  General Public