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2020–21 Landscape Design Students & Alumni Series

Select Tuesdays; 1–2 p.m.

Renowned professionals share their expertise in this popular afternoon lecture series that coincides with morning meetings of the Landscape Design Students and Alumni Association. All are welcome to register.

CEUs available: APLD and LA CES

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A Transplanted Gardener: Page Dickey

October 20, 2020

Renowned garden writer and designer Page Dickey will share insights from her new book, Uprooted: A Gardener Reflects on Beginning Again, a reflection on the challenges and joys of gardening and transitions.

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The Year-Round Garden: David Culp

November 17, 2020

Award-winning gardener David Culp encourages us to choose plants for 12 months of interest, weave edibles into the mix, and bring the bounty indoors with simple arrangements and homegrown recipes.

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Cultivating a Creative Life: Frances Palmer

December 15, 2020

The celebrated potter, gardener, cook and entrepreneur Frances Palmer centers her creative life and daily photo shoots in an airy studio inside her Connecticut barn.

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Federal Twist: James Golden

January 26, 2021

James Golden set out to create a wet prairie in Jersey. Faced with a challenging setting, he planted into the existing weedy matrix, creating a lauded garden by eschewing traditional techniques.

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An Eye for Design: Kathryn Herman

February 16, 2021

Founding principal of Kathryn Herman Design in New Canaan, Herman brings a strong horticultural background and interest in architecture to her residential and commercial work.

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The Healing Power of Nature and Design: Britt Zuckerman

March 16, 2021

Britt Zuckerman is Senior Landscape Architect at Dirtworks—a practice dedicated to creating spaces that bridge differences in age, ability, and culture through a close connection to nature.

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