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Container Garden Design

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 5:30pm to Wednesday, April 28, 2021 - 8:30pm

In-person class at BBG

Acquire the skills required for beautiful and successful container gardens with Jenna O’Brien, owner of Viridissima Horticulture and Design. Start with techniques for overwintering tropicals, tender perennials, bulbs, annuals and more without a greenhouse, through storage of dormant plants, seed collection, cuttings, divisions and other simple techniques. Get to know the plants that thrive in containers and how to care for them. This three-part class will cover practical aspects of gardening with plants that do double duty as housescape plants in the winter and container plants in summer. Consider container selection, siting, planting, growing, controlling pests and maintaining moveable gardens.

Jenna O'Brien, owner and founder of Viridissima Horticulture & Design since 2003, has been working in Berkshire gardens for over 20 years and is a member of the BBG Horticulture Advisory Committee. Jenna specializes in container gardening, perennial garden design and care and estate garden and conservatory management.

Advance registration is required.

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