The Introvert’s Garden: Hedges, Thorns, Prickles, and Poisons | Virtual class
October 5, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Have you ever headed into your garden to decompress, unwind, or just find some peace and quiet? Many gardeners turn to their gardens as places of solitude and respite, and there are plenty of ways to create a botanical sanctuary that is both beautiful and secluded.
Join horticulture expert Mark Weathington to learn the best ways to use hedges, spiky plants, and more to create the quiet garden of your dreams. (And as a bonus, many of these strategies will help keep away unwanted critters, too!)
About the Virtual Classroom: This class will take place in the comfort of your home via Zoom Webinar. Zoom Webinar has no additional cost and is very easy to use. All you need is a computer, tablet, or smartphone with internet access. Once you have registered for the class, you will receive an email confirming your registration and what to expect when using Zoom Webinar. You will have everything you need to feel comfortable prior to the class beginning!
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About Mark Weathington
Mark Weathington is the Director of the JC Raulston Arboretum at North Carolina State University, where he is passionate in his work to connect people with plants. His career in public horticulture has also included serving as the Director of Horticulture at the Norfolk Botanical Garden and as a horticulturalist at the Atlanta Botanical Garden.
Mark has recently completed his book Gardening in the South: The Complete Homeowner's Guide, published by Timber Press, and he also writes a column for the Raleigh-based News & Observer newspaper. He has previously been published in Horticulture, Carolina Gardener, American Nurseryman, VA Gardener, and HortScience magazines, as well as The Mid-Atlantic Gardener’s Book of Lists.
Mark travels extensively, searching for new plants to diversify the American landscape and lecturing on a variety of topics in horticulture. His explorations and speaking engagements have taken him to China, Taiwan, Japan, Ecuador, Europe, Mexico, New Zealand, and throughout the U.S. He lives and gardens in the shade in Raleigh, NC, with his wife and two children.