A note from garden designer Robert Welsch about a NYBG workshop on containers that he’s leading at Stone Barns in Pocantico Hills. I’ve seen his containers — he’s quite good.
“Container Gardening Workshop to be held at Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture, March 20th, 2010
“Join local landscape designer, Robert Welsch of Westover Landscape Design for a primer of creating big bold and beautiful container gardens that are anything but ordinary.
Learn how to create stunning container garden combinations of beautiful annuals, perennials, and shrubs and where to place them for maximum visual appeal. This class encourages students to broaden their design palate to construct visually stunning containers that will enhance their yards, decks, and patios from spring to fall and beyond.
This three hour workshop presented through the New York Botanic Garden’s School of Continuing Education will be presented at the Stone Barns Center for Food in Agriculture in Pocantico Hills, NY on Saturday March 20th from 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM.
Robert Welsch, APLD is the founder and President of Westover Landscape Design, Inc. He is a certified Landscape Designer trained at the New York Botanic Garden and has developed a reputation for his beautiful “wild garden” plantings, native tree and shrub mixed borders, exuberant container plantings and artistic and functional hardscaping. His garden and container designs and installations have been featured in This Old House, Westchester Home, Westchester Magazine, The American Gardener and Westchester Cottages and Gardens magazines.
Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture is located at 630 Bedford Road in Pocantico Hills, NY
Container Garden Workshop
Saturday, March 20, 2010
10:30 AM – 1:30 PM
$47/$42 NYBG Members ??Instructor: Robert Welsch. Course number: 103GAR224 Section A. ??Registration for this program is taken through New York Botanic Garden Please call 718 817 8747 or visit www.nybg.org/edu to register.
Founder and President
Westover Landscape Design Inc.
Offices in Bedford and Tarrytown NY