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Member Meeting with Kent Russell
April 13, 2021 @ 9:15 am - 12:00 pm
Essentially born with a silver trowel in his hand, Kent Russell started his life in horticulture at his family’s nursery, Russell Gardens in Bucks County. Kent became a nationally recognized celebrity gardener on PBS, using an exciting array of fascinating plants to create the most appealing potted gardens. You will marvel at the latest blossoms and exotic foliage as you learn unique ways to combine the hottest sensations with many old favorites
Due to Covid 19, this meeting will be held outdoors, under tents, at the Bartlett Arboretum. Reservations to peruse the plants Kent will be selling will be taken in advance by the Program Chair.
Photography – 1930’s
The Great Depression was a dark time of subsistence survival for families after the stock market crash. Photograph a landscape scene in BLACK AND WHITE. Photos should be printed 8×10 and mounted in an 11×14 mat. Photos can be printed at CVS, Walgreens where you can ask for help if needed. Mary has mats.
Horticulture – 1960’s Flower Power
Cut specimen – One blooming stem, spike or spray from exhibitor’s garden. Perennials, biennials, bulbs, tubers and rhizomes. Length of cut specimen not to exceed 24” from container rim to tip. To be exhibited in a clear glass container of exhibitor’s choice.
Floral Design 2021 On the Pollinator Pathway
A landscape design not to exceed 15 inches in any direction. Accessories permitted. Landscape design: Captures the essence of a lakeside, wood, seashore, mountain or moorland scene that has been imagined or actually viewed. The judicious use of scale is vital for an effective design, for you are taking a particular scene and reducing it in size so that it can be appreciated in the home. (Please see: Flower Arranging Style by Judith Blacklock, p. 144)