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Mary Griggs Garden Sip n’ Stroll

WHERE: Mary Griggs Garden / 10811 Tyler Brook Lane, Mint Hill, NC / Mary's Cell 910-439-5198 WHEN: Saturday, June 24, 2023, from 3 pm until 5 pm (rain or shine) WHAT: Sip n' Stroll the Garden See a recent article in NC Our State Magazine about Mary's Garden All CGC …

James Golden – A View from Federal Twist

James Golden, born in Mississippi though resident in New York City for most of his adult life, was a writer in the corporate world. Nearing retirement and embarking on what he happily calls la vita nuova, he moved to a property near the Delaware in western New Jersey to make …

Paul Westervelt / Saunders Nursery – New Introductions: Are They Better or Just New?

With so many new perennials released every year, it can be difficult to distinguish legitimately better cultivars from those that are simply marketable. Through production trials, garden visits, vendor visits, and conversations with other growers, Paul works to select the true winners for our region (and throws some of the …

David Culp / Garden designer – Six Seasons of Beauty from Brandywine Cottage

A Bountiful Year: Six Seasons of Beauty from Brandywine Cottage  Based on his most recent book of the same name, this talk digs deeper into David Culp’s celebrated garden Brandywine Cottage, featuring a focus for each month, including recipes, a garden to-do list, flower arrangements and practical information. Favorite mail-order …

Linda Thorne / Orchids Are Not Difficult, Just Misunderstood

Linda Thorne is an American Orchid Society judge, past national assistant trainer for the American Orchid Society, and past AOS trustee. After years of holding the position of treasurer for The Slipper Orchid Alliance, she passed on the position to someone else. Linda loves orchids and helping others learn about …

Jared Barnes / PhD from TX – ‘Thrivable’ perennials for the South

In the south horticulturists want perennials that are not only sustainable, but also thrive in a variety of environments. In this engaging talk, Jared shares stellar perennials he has grown and seen in his travels across the southern states. BIO: I PREFER TO BE INTRODUCED AS JARED OR DR. JARED. …

Keith G. Robinson – Collecting and Designing with Bulbs

Keith G. Robinson discovered his love of Spring bulbs as a child growing up in the mountains of North Carolina. Springtime meant the search for old homesites where blooming heirloom bulbs were captivating. This obsession has continued all of his life and career as his gardens at his home in …

Jeff Epping – Gravel Gardens – Gardens that Rock!

If you want a garden that truly rocks, look no further than a gravel garden. Earth-friendly and climate resilient gravel gardens require less of just about everything – water, energy, chemicals, mulch and most importantly labor – but give back so much more. Jeff Epping of Epping Design & Consulting’ …

2024 Art in the Garden Tour

Save the date for the annual, Art in the Garden Tour, on May 4th-5th, 2024! Explore seven unique gardens, each offering something for everyone's taste. Want to show us some extra love, become a sponsor.  Click here for more sponsor information. Saturday, May 4th, 2024, 10 am - 4 pm …

Disclaimer: The views and opinions expressed in these programs are those of the speakers and do not necessarily reflect the views or positions of the Charlotte Garden Club or any entities they represent.