NOTE NEW LECTURE DATE!
The Cornell Cooperative Extension Home Garden Lecture “Around the World with Annuals” with Michael Ruggiero, retired senior curator of the New York Botanical Garden, has been rescheduled for Wednesday, January 31, 2018 , from 10:00 am to noon. Yonkers Will Library, 1500 Central Park Ave, Yonkers, NY 10710.
SESSION 1 OF THE 2018 HOME GARDENING LECTURE SERIES
2.0 LA HSW CREDIT HOURS
Michael Ruggiero captures the essence of garden creativity and will discuss best use of annuals. He will focus on plants with exciting forms that display statuesque shapes and spectacular perfumes. He will share his professional tips for using color, harmony and contrast. Michael will present design ideas for beds, borders and containers that are gardener-friendly to create inspiring home displays.
Michael Ruggiero, a renowned horticulturist, teacher and lecturer, retired as senior Curator of NYBG. He was responsible for building the Peggy Rockefeller Rose Garden and numerous garden collections. He has written three books and co-authored Annuals with Style: Design Ideas from Classic to Cutting Edge.
Directions to Will Library, Yonkers Public Library,1500 Central Park Avenue, Yonkers, NY 10710
South on Sprain Brook Parkway to Tuckahoe Road East (2nd Tuckahoe exit). Take Tuckahoe Road to Central Park Avenue (Route 100). Turn right onto Central Park Avenue. Get in left lane to make U-Turn at traffic signal and a left into jug handle (additional parking here) to go North on Central Park Avenue. Will Library parking lot is on right (just past green sign that reads Tuckahoe Road).
$18 per lecture ($20 at door) or $90 for the entire 2018 Home Gardening Lecture Series
Will Library, Yonkers Public Library
1500 Central Park Avenue
Yonkers, NY 10710