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VIRTUAL Drama Queens: Dark Beauties For Your Garden

VIRTUAL Drama Queens: Dark Beauties For Your Garden

Defined as "the absence of color," black in its many hues can highlight, offset and dramatize every real color in your garden.

Understand how to use black hued plants for maximum impact in this informative slide presentation by garden historian Lesley Parness.  Over 75 dark beauties, including annuals, perennials, vines, trees and shrubs are featured in this compendium of powerful plants.

Lesley will cover their habit and culture, and provide a useful plant list. To create rhythm, punctuate place, outline areas and focus the eye, nothing works like black. Keep the drama out of your house, and in the garden!

Lesley Parness has worked in public gardens here in America and abroad for the past four decades.  She retired as Superintendent of Horticultural Education at the Morris County Park Commission, where she oversaw programming at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Willowwood Arboretum and the Bamboo Brook Outdoor Education Center for fifteen years, She is a founding member and past President of Garden State Gardens, a consortium of NJ Public Gardens. 

Registered attendees will receive information on how to connect to the Zoom chat room the day before the event.

This program is made possible with the support of The Friends of the Livingston Public Library.

Wednesday, April 7, 2021
11:00am - 12:00pm
Livingston Public Library
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