Digging Deeper: Thematic Garden Planning with Tom Karwin

Digging Deeper: Thematic Garden Planning with Tom Karwin

Sat, May 19, 2018
4:00 PM

Tom Karwin’s talk with revolve around the rewards and challenges of organizing the garden around a theme or—more likely—a series of themes, the differences between themes and styles in landscape design, and will include an overview of relevant online resources. There will be an opportunity for participants to describe their own experiences with thematic garden planning. Tom is a lifetime Master Gardener (certified in 1999–2009), and garden writer with a weekly garden column for two newspapers in California's Monterey Bay area (2001 to present—sixteen years!). His columns are archived on http://ongardening.com. He is current president of the Monterey Bay Area Cactus & Succulent Society, past president of the University of California–Santa Cruz Arboretum, past president of the Monterey Bay Iris Society, and member of several garden related local and statewide groups. He is retired from staff positions at University of California–Los Angeles and UC–Santa Cruz.

Registration is required and space is limited.

Tom Karwin's Garden
121 Easterby Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA

Date and time
Saturday, May 19, 2018
4:00 p.m.

Registration - Registrations will be taken at the garden for this program.
$30 members of the Garden Conservancy
$35 nonmembers

Your registration includes Open Days admission to this garden destination—a $7 value. The garden of Tom Karwin will be open to general Open Days visitors on this date from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For more information, call the Garden Conservancy's Open Days toll-free weekdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, 1-888-842-2442, or via email at opendays@gardenconservancy.org.

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