Karen Perkins - Epimediums and Epimedium Propagation Workshop

Mon, 2016-02-29 12:23 -- 61494
Date: 
Saturday August 6, 2016 - 10:00 am
Location: 

The Education Center of the Berkshire Botanical Garden, 5 West Stockbridge Road, at the intersection of Routes 102 and 183 in Stockbridge, MA. For a map of and directions to the Garden, click http://www.berkshirebotanical.org and scroll under "Visit."

Event type:
Guest speaker
Local Chapter
Plant Sale

The meeting begins at 10 with coffee and conversation. A brief business meeting and Show & Tell start at 10:30, followed by our program. Bring your own lunch. 

For our morning program, Karen Perkins will run a workshop on how to propagate Epimediums. At 1:00 p.m., she will speak to us about the tantalizing diversity among Epimediums. Her nursery in Phillipston, MA (www.epimediums.com), offers the best selection of these spring-blooming perennials that excel in dry shade -- something we have in abundance in 2016! The graceful foliage of Epimediums, also known as bishops' caps, barrenworts, and fairy wings, often provide fall color, too.

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