Wednesday July 15, 2015 at 10:00 AM EDT
Wednesday August 5, 2015 at 2:00 PM EDT

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Parkman Room of Elm Bank Education Building 
900 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482

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Katie Folts 
Massachusetts Horticultural Society 

Color Gardens: Learn to Create Three Season Flower Gardens with Winter Appeal 

(Photo and Design credit to Maria von Brincken)


This four session tutorial course will teach you how to use color and plants to design gardens filled with color from flowers and foliage. You'll learn how to create beautiful plant combinations that flower from spring to frost for sun and shade. Experience hands-on practice sessions, make a landscape/garden color palette, and learn the system to design plant combinations in color sequences through the seasons. Tutorial walks in the Bressingham Garden will illustrate class lectures and exercises.

Maria von Brincken is an award-winning certified designer (APLD and LI) celebrating her 20th year in professional practice. Maria specializes in custom beautiful spaces and colorful flower gardens using native and ornamental plants. Trained as a fine artist, color theorist, and organic gardener Maria brings years of critical design thinking to her landscape solutions. Her designs have been featured in Fine Gardening Magazine, Landscape Ideas You Can Use and others. A former contributing editor to LandShapes Magazine, her writing has also been published in NELDHA’s Perspectives, APLD’s The Designer and


Course Fee:

Mass Hort Members $240

Non-Members $265