Elements of the Japanese Garden

Kate Schubart • robart@gmavt.net

When: Apr 10, 2021, 10:00 AM

SATURDAY, April 10, 10-12 (online)
Japanese gardens are highly-refined, creative interpretations of our environment. The Japanese garden also evokes emotion, conveys a sense of place, and promotes well-being. Nicole LaPlante will discuss Japanese garden design principles, illustrated in both public gardens and humble settings. Key considerations such as human use, material choices, and long-term care will be explored in this talk.

This program will be presented on Zoom.
Members FREE Non-members $10

Please register in advance at:
https://fhfvt.org/products-and-events/japanese-garden

Bio: Building upon formal education in Landscape Architecture and Restoration Ecology, Nicole LaPlante uses garden building and aesthetic pruning practices with the intent to blend built spaces with the natural world in an artful and ecologically- mindful manner. She is an ISA Certified Arborist and APA Certified Aesthetic Pruner, based in Northern NY. To learn more about Nicole and her work, please visit http://www.landartfinegardening.com/

This talk is a program of the Friends of the Horticulture Farm (65 Green Mountain Dr., So. Burlington), a charitable organization dedicated to supporting the mission of UVM's Horticulture Research and Education Center in South Burlington.

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