AWARD-WINNING AUTHOR TO PRESENT HORTICULTURE WORKSHOP AT BROOKSIDE GARDENS IN WHEATON, MD
An expert and award-winning book author on planting design will present a workshop Design Extraordinary Mixed Plantings, Oct. 10, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., at Brookside Gardens in Wheaton, Md. Registration is required for the workshop, which will be held in the Visitors Center Auditorium.
Scott C. Scarfone, ASLA, is the author of an award-winning book Professional Planting Design: An Architectural and Horticultural Approach for Creating Mixed Bed Plantings, which earned a Merit Award from the Maryland/Potomac Chapters of the American Society of Landscape Architects in 2007. A registered landscape architect and a certified professional horticulturist, he is a sought-after instructor and has lectured at some of the nation’s most prestigious institutions, botanical gardens, and arboreta as well as at many professional societies’ national conferences. Scarfone is principal at and founder of Oasis Design Group, a landscape architecture, urban design and master planning firm in Baltimore.
The workshop Design Extraordinary Mixed Plantings costs $85 for the general public and $75 for friend of Brookside Gardens. Online registration is available at www.ParkPASS.org for Park Pass registered members and for those who create a new account. People may also register in person or by mail by printing and completing a registration form in Brookside Gardens Xperience catalog, which also includes workshop descriptions, or by calling 301-962-1451.