John Gwynne on "The Rake's Progress"; Member's Potpourri

Wed, 2014-04-02 13:45 -- 61494
Saturday August 2, 2014 -
10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Berkshire Botanic Garden

Event type:
Guest speaker
Local Chapter
Plant Sale

For our morning program, John Gwynne will present "The Rake’s Progress: Experiments in Reconciling Plant Collecting and Design at Sakonnet," which includes growing Meconopsis.


Sakonnet Garden in Little Compton, Rhode Island is "a long-term project of John Gwynne and Mikel Folcarelli, abetted by Addie Kurz (energetic sister) and Ed Bowen of nearby Opus Nursery. All are Rhode Islanders, with John, trained as a Landscape Architect and involved with global conservation education and local meadow restoration and Mikel, a store design and brand identity consultant."


Read more about the garden at:


Other sites that mention the garden:


and our speaker:


and this talk:


After lunch and the plant sale, we will enjoy a Member's Potpourri of garden photography.

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