Lecture – “Designing with plants the Great Dixter Way” – One of three events for Fergus Fair!
Fergus presents a detailed illustrated talk describing the how and why of plant design at this famed garden. He shares ways to incorporate Dixter’s design principles and plant palettes in home gardens in the Pacific Northwest.
Doors open at 1pm
HPSO members – $25; non-members – $35
HPSO proudly announces the visit to Portland of Fergus Garrett, head gardener and CEO of Great Dixter House and Gardens, one of England’s most famed and beloved gardens and the home of the late Christopher Lloyd. Fergus perpetuates the groundbreaking work of Lloyd, his mentor, and at the same time leads Dixter in new and exciting directions only dreamed about by Lloyd while he was still alive. Together with is staff and the Great Dixter Charitable Trust, Fergus maintains Dixter’s pivotal role in educating and inspiring passionate gardeners around the world. A frequent speaker and leader of intensive workshops, Fergus is an accomplished teacher. His knowledge of plants and planting techniques, along with his charming personality and willingness to share information, makes him an exciting presenter.
Reception – “An Afternoon with Fergus Garrett” – One of three events of Fergus Fair!
Join Fergus for a late afternoon visit to Blooming Junction Nursery and hear his thoughts on several choice plants he selects from the nursery’s extensive offerings. Light food and drink, catered by Vibrant Table, as well as a discount on nursery purchases, round out the reception.
HPSO members – $65; non-members – $85
Special package price for HPSO members: Combine the reception plus the lecture at PCC Rock Creek for $80 (for a savings of $10)
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