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Thursday, April 25, 2013

Adult Education @ Tanglewood Gardens

Adult Education @ Tanglewood Gardens


May 1Garden Photography Basics - Mark Weir, avid photographer, will lead a class on
getting good photos of gardens and flowers. The class will include how to set up and frame the
shot, photo composition, lighting and camera settings. Location: Arboretum Office

June 5Edible Landscapes - Adrienne Roethling, Garden Curator at Paul Ciener Botanical
Garden, will present a program on incorporating herbs and vegetables in the home landscape.
She will also talk about some unusual vegetables and what they have done at the Ciener
Botanical Gardens with vegetables in the landscape.
Location: Arboretum Office

July 10Hydrangeas - Diane Demers-Smith, artist, floral designer and Master Gardner
Volunteer, will present a program on growing hydrangeas. She will cover selection of plants for
the site, pruning, pH issues, and preservation of the blooms. Location: Arboretum Office

August 21Heirloom Flowers in the Modern Garden - David Bare, Horticulturist with
Reynolda Gardens and Winston-Salem Journal garden columnist, will discuss how we have
changed heirlooms to fit a more modern concept of how a landscape 'should' be.He will point
out some great underutilized plants as well as share some of his experiences in heirloom gardens
at Old Salem and Reynolda Gardens. Location: Arboretum Office

September 4What You Need to Know to Grow Roses - Jimmy Speas of the Winston-
Salem Rose Society will discuss about a dozen things you need to know to grow roses
Location: Arboretum Office

October 2Growing Blueberries in the Home Landscape - Bill Colvin, Master Gardener
Volunteer, will discuss how to grow blueberries successfully and have a good yield. Preparing
the soil, needed amendments like fertilizer, how many shrubs you need, pruning and harvesting
are all to be discussed in this program.
Location: Arboretum Office

November 6 Holiday Containers - Teresa Myers, one of the owners of Myers Greenhouses,
will demonstrate how to create festive containers for the holiday season. She will also discuss the
care and maintenance of container gardens. Location: Arboretum Office

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