Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

The Winter Garden at the JCRAMarch 15, 2003 (Saturday)
7:30 PM
York Auditorium, Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JCRA

Richard W. Hartlage, Director, Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Gardens
"Bold Visions for the Garden"

A down-to-earth lecture on achieving the ultimate in garden design imparting a vision of the art and craft of gardening that transcends simple how-to. A thorough exploration of the layers of garden design to include: basic elements of color, scale, form, texture, time, light, setting, style, and architecture. Fresh ideas are amply illustrated with stunning photographs from gardens across the U.S. and Europe. Richard Hartlage is the Director of the Elisabeth C. Miller Botanical Garden in Seattle, WA, and is an Ornamental Horticulture graduate from North Carolina State University. Richard lectures widely, and writes for Horticulture, Pacific Horticulture, and Fine Gardening, among others. His first book, Bold Visions for the Garden, was published in October 2001.

A reception and book signing will follow Richard's presentation. Richard will be signing his book "Bold Visions for the Garden." The book will be available in the JCRA gift shop/book store after the lecture - JCRA members will receive 10% off this book and their entire purchase at the gift shop/book store.

This lecture is in the York Auditorium in the Ruby C. McSwain Education Center at the JCRA and begins at 7:30 PM. There is plenty of free parking in the Arboretum's parking lot and along Beryl Road. Driving directions to the JCRA are available on the JCRA Web site. Please call (919) 515-3132 if you have additional questions this event.

Friends of the Arboretum lectures are free to those with current membership. There is a $5.00 fee for non-members. Please bring your membership card. We will have a current membership list at the door. Memberships will be available for purchase at the door. Entrance is free to all NC State students with ID and Department of Horticultural Science faculty and staff.

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