Lyndon Penner Azaleas Presentation and Ikebana Demostration
Sunday, June 03, 2018
Time(s): 10:00AM - 6:00PM
Presentation sponsored by Green Haven, Lethbridge. Thank you for all your support!
Lyndon Penner is back at the Garden with a special presentations on azaleas. These shade tolerant shrubs may be a great addition to your backyard. Find out by attending this fun and informative presentation by horticulturalist, author and commentator Lyndon Penner.
Azaleas and Rhododendrons-These magnificient shrubs are beloved thoughout the world, perhaps nowwhere more so than in Japan. They are not, however, plants that you normally see in in Alberta gardens. The truth is that there are a gratn many differnt kind of both azaleas and rhododendrons, and wiht some extra attenditon and site preparation, it is possible to grow at least some of them in our zone 3 gardens. The Japanese adore these flowers and frequently grown them in parks and public spaces, even holding festivals in their honour. Join Lyndon for all the "insider information" about which of these plants try to in your prairie garden and which ones to go and visit in Japan.
Ibekana is the Japanese art of flower arrangement. At 1:00pm the Garden's ikebana volunteer Mrs. Cecile McCleary will be in the pavilion creating a flower arrangement and hosting an informal presentation.
The Garden host and hostess will be providing a cultural activity during the afternoon.
Guided tours will take place at 10am, 2pm and 4pm.