Providing horticulture education for aspiring gardeners is a large part of the mission for the Massachusetts Horticulture Society. We offer an array of gardening workshops, courses and lectures throughout the year that cover a wide variety of gardening topics and interests. Below is the list of upcoming classes.
Landscaping Ideas That Work
with Julie Moir Messervy.
Thursday January 23, 2014
Wine and Cheese reception 5:30 PM
Lecture 6:30 PM
Join The Massachusetts Horticultural Society and New England Landscape Design and History Association on a wintry day to talk about warm plans for your garden. Julie Moir Messervy, an entertaining and inspiring lecturer, will discuss the concepts and ideas behind her new book Landscaping Ideas That Work which will be released on January 7, 2014. A wine and cheese reception will precede the lecture. Books will be available for purchase and signing before and after the lecture.
In her presentation, Julie will share how her "Landscaping Ideas that Work" can provide homeowners with design strategies for combining elements and creating spaces that work for them and their home; tips for working effectively with landscaping professionals; innovative ideas for transforming all aspects of their yard into inviting outdoor spaces; and strategies for designing more sustainable landscapes and gardens.
Messervy is the designer of the award-winning Toronto Music Garden and numerous public and private landscapes. She is a distinguished lecturer and the author of seven books on landscape design, including Landscaping Ideas That Work; Home Outside: Creating the Landscape You Love; and Outside the Not So Big House with Sarah Susanka. She is “The New Homestead” columnist for Organic Gardening magazine and was the popular columnist of “Inspired Design” for Fine Gardening magazine.
Messervy is also the principal of JMMDS in Saxtons River, Vermont, a landscape architecture and design firm serving individuals and organizations. With their Home Outside online design service and Home Outside Palette app for iPhone and iPad, Messervy and JMMDS are pioneering new ways to bring good landscape design to homeowners everywhere.
This event is sponsored by Massachusetts Horticultural Society and NELDHA (New England Landscape Design Historical Association)
Register for this event!
Mass Hort or NELDHA Members - $15.00
$20.00 after Thursday January 9, 2014
Non-Members - $20.00
$25.00 after Thursday January 9, 2014
Massachusetts Master Gardener training program
Mass Hort also hosts the Massachusetts Master Gardener training program. To learn more about this program , please see the Master Gardener section.