TBG Lecture: 30 Years on a Sand Dune with Jeff Mason
November 15 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The excitement of moving to the property that will become a dream garden, putting that first shovel in the ground, and discovering that you have just moved on to a 2-acre sand pile. Exploring the trials and tribulations, successes and failures of creating a great garden on dry sand. From the un-watered Xeric garden to the increasing amounts of dry shade, a vast array of perennials, shrubs, and annuals have been successfully cultivated under these tough conditions. In a talk that is part biographical, part technical, and part inspirational, Jeff will share techniques for site preparation, plant selection, as well as “right plant, right place” planting schemes.
Wednesday, November 15; 7 to 8:30 p.m., doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Public $20, TBG Members FREE, Member Guest $5
About Jeff Mason
Jeff is the owner of Mason House Gardens, a specialty plant nursery growing uncommon perennials, specialty annuals, heirloom vegetables, and tropical plants for containers and houseplants. He has dedicated his life to the cultivation, production and promotion of plants and gardens through lecturing to garden clubs, horticultural societies, and master gardener groups, teaching at George Brown College, hosting a community access garden tv show and co-hosting “Lat’s Get Growing” a live call-in radio show. Currently, he is hosting a regular live gardening series on Facebook and Youtube. He also inspires avid gardeners by hosting garden tours to UK and European gardens.
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Registration Deadline: Wednesday, November 15, noon.