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GENERAL MEETING: Ground Cover Plants, Beyond Pachysandra

  • 10/16/2019
  • 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM
  • New Castle Town Hall, 2nd Floor (200 S Greely Ave, Chappaqua)

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**PLEASE NOTE LOCATION - THIS MEETING WILL BE AT TOWN HALL**

Groundcovers can provide the solution to many of your garden challenges! In addition to providing soil cover and suppressing weeds, they add texture and color to your garden with minimal maintenance. This program will cover a wide range of groundcovers that can thrive in all spots in your garden – in shade, in sun, on slopes or under trees. From evergreens to deciduous, herbaceous to woody, flowers to foliage, this group of plants will have something for you. Come explore beyond pachysandra and ivy!

Potluck Lunch 11:30-12:00
Announcements 12:00-12:15
Demonstration 12:15-1:30

ABOUT THE SPEAKER:

Renée Marsh is a garden designer, an advanced master gardener, a horticulturist (aka a plant nut) and a flower farmer.  She believes our gardens should be a healthy ecosystem where people, plants, animals and insects are in balance.  Doing it right means less chemicals, less maintenance and more enjoyment. 

She is the owner of a gardening design business, A Simpler Place, as well as a horticulture and cut flower business, Hilltop Blooms.   For five years she was the Head Gardener for the Town of Monroe where she designed and managed gardens at the parks and town buildings. 

She teaches gardening classes for the New York Botanical Garden and adult education programs, speaks to many community groups including garden clubs and writes on gardening topics for local publications.  In her spare time she works on her 1803 homestead in Shelton, Connecticut.   

For much more about Renée, her passion for gardening and her blog, visit her website   www.ASimplerPlace.com


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