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Learn to landscape with fashionable succulents
July 6, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm$12 – $20
Water-wise gardening using water-storing plants
Whether you are replacing your lawn with a drought-tolerant landscape or creating a stunning arrangement in a bed, learn how to landscape with fashionable succulents at this lecture. Discover how to utilize these plants to the best of their potential and thrill with succulents. Optimize the water-conserving nature of a succulent garden by designing from terrain and drainage to plant selection. The advice and tips from The Ruth Bancroft Gardenâ€™s Curator Brian Kemble will help you to understand the initial stages of garden design and understanding the potential that your garden will reach with proper care and maintenance.
View established succulent gardens planted by Mr. Kemble and understand the components that went into planning and designing the landscapes, come to the garden willing to carpool to a couple different sites. Be inspired by interesting plant choices and decide what youâ€™d like to purchase prior to our Summer Plant Sale on July 20th. Join us for a hands-on class about transforming your lawn to a garden on August 24th.
What:Â Succulent Garden Design
When:Â Saturday, July 6, 2013; 10:00 a.m. â€“ 12:00 p.m.
Where:Â The Ruth Bancroft Garden; 1552 Bancroft Road, Walnut Creek CA 94598
Admission: $20 General Admission; $12 Members
For more information:Â Please visit The Ruth Bancroft Garden or call 925 944 9352.
About The Ruth Bancroft Garden: Open to the public daily, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m., the 3.5 acre Ruth Bancroft Garden is filled with hundreds of stunning succulents. The Ruth Bancroft Garden, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit which owns the Garden and raises funds for its preservation. The Garden is an outstanding example of a water-conserving garden and houses important collections of aloes, agaves, yuccas, and echeverias.