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Simply choosing plants from character reference lists, plant catalogs and books; then basing their relationships on flower color, bloom time and the awareness of simple site conditions can only produce plantings that favor the moment, the ribbon cutting. Their future becomes cloudy, their care and nurturing is business based and their decline inevitable. Roy would like to share on the importance of affection and the beauty of self-discovery in coming to know plants, creating intimate plant communities and the joy of caring for perennial plantings.
Kansas City, MO
Horticulture / Plants
Health, Safety and Welfare
1.) Discussion of 16 plants to understand their habits and other characteristics that contribute to their placement together while considering their seasonal and yearly developmental associations with each other.
2.) Learn about opportunities to raise the level of beauty, the health of soil, the thoughtful use of water, food and home for small creatures while managing time and money.
3.) Hear an overview of layout patterns and evaluating them on their stewardship needs from the first year to the fifth year. Discussion of gardening practices over landscaping practices.
Roy Biblik, Northwind Perennial Farm
Prairie Gateway Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects