An Aerial view of the Kitchen Garden and The Weston Walled Garden at RHS Bridgewater. The sun shines brightly over neatly organized gardens and buildings.

23rd Annual Winter Lecture Series: Fostering Environmental Empathy

Thursdays, January 26, February 23, & March 30, 2023

11:00–12:00 p.m. ET | Online & At the Garden

Three extraordinary speakers explore how immersive, responsive garden design can change how people interact with nature and foster a sense of individual responsibility to protect our shared natural world.

Image ©Chris Gorman

Kona Gray: A Quest to Save the Planet Through Design

January 26, 2023 | Ross Hall

How can we elevate design to save the planet? In this lushly illustrated talk, award-winning landscape architect Kona Gray, FASLA, PLA, discusses how his projects answer this question.

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A unique series of roofed outdoor structures butts up against a shallow water feature in nature

Estudio Ome: An Ode to the Land

February 23, 2023 | Online

Susana Rojas Saviñón and Hortense Blanchard share what makes their Mexico City practice unique, including their use of aromatic, edible, medicinal, and native Mexican plants, some of which they propagate from wild seeds they collect.

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A naturalistic planted setting frames a modern wooden home in the shade

Harris Bugg Studio: Respecting the Spirit of Place

March 30, 2023 | Online

Charlotte Harris and Hugo Bugg will highlight their progressive ethos as they discuss Kitchen Garden at RHS Bridgewater and rooms they designed for a rural estate in Oxfordshire, England.

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A classical manor sits among sprawling green gardens on a sunny day

CEUs available: APLD and LA CES

CART Interpretation will be provided at these events. For accommodation requests related to a disability, questions, comments, or more information about the accessibility of these events, please contact access@nybg.org or 718.817.8765.