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Color Gardens: Learn to Create a 3-Season Garden - Mass Hort Society

Wednesday, July 12, 2017 -
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

In this three-session tutorial course Maria von Brincken, landscape designer, 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.

Through hands-on practice sessions, participants make a landscape/garden color palette, practice the system to design plant combinations in color sequences through the seasons, and learn planting bed lay-out. Tutorial walks in the Bressingham Garden illustrate class lectures and exercises.

Maria von Brincken, principal of Maria von Brincken Landscape Garden Design, 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 design has 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 NELDHAs Perspectives, APLDs The Designer, and

Her lectures and workshops have been featured at the MHS, Boston Flower Show, Radcliffe Seminars and the LI, Conn. Master Gardeners Conference, Perennial Plant Conference, ELA - just to name a few. Her lectures, classes, and workshops teach successful ways of thinking and techniques.

Learn more about Maria and her work at

Mass Hort Members $240
General Audience $275

The Gardens at Elm Bank
Education Building
900 Washington Street
Wellesley, MA 02482

Sponsor(s): Massachusetts Horticultural Society
Time(s): 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Cost: $240/$275
Phone: 617-933-4973

Published on Wednesday, May 03, 2017.
All information is subject to change.

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