“I know now that one cannot be taught to design gardens academically or theoretically. You have to learn the ways and nature of plants and stone, of water and soil at least as much through the hands as through the head.” —The Education of a Gardener by Russell Page
There are many points of entry into the gardening life. For some it begins in childhood; some come to it through other disciplines. Three distinguished and passionate practitioners share their philosophies, their stories, and the lessons they have learned along the way.
Presented by Adult Education and the School of Professional Horticulture
Funded in part by the Barbara Cushing Paley Fund
A Life In Gardening
“I think I may be a better person for having given serious time and thought and effort to gardening.”
The Thoughtful Gardner
“The landscapes we make outlast us by many years therefore they must be dignified with thought and love.”