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2022 Horticultural Lecture: New Aesthetics for Public Spaces

  • Virtual
$20; Wave Hill Members save 10%

A garden designer and a landscape architect with the Montgomery County Department of Parks of the Maryland-National Capital Park and Planning Commission, Ching-Fang Chen is passionate about deepening the connections between people and the environment. For the past decade, she has worked relentlessly to reinvent public parks by promoting good design and innovation. Her talk will share how she fuses cultural and ecological values into design to deliver a more essential expression of beauty. Ms. Chen holds a Master’s degree in Landscape Architecture from the University of Pennsylvania.

This evening’s virtual talk is the first of Wave Hill's 2022 Horticultural Lectures. The second, on February 16, is a virtual talk by James Golden about Federal Twist, his garden in western New Jersey. The final lecture of the series takes place on March 30 at Wave Hill. Liman Cheng speaks about the experience of working as a gardener at Little Island, an ambitious new space on New York City’s Pier 55.

Registration required, online or by calling 718.549.3200 x251. Registrants will receive a link to the Zoom event with an email confirming registration. Questions? Please email us at or by calling the number and extension provided above.

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