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Garden Talk: Alpine Enchantments—The Pleasures of Trough Gardening

Meet at Perkins Visitor Center


Learn how traditional alpine trough gardening in rectilinear stone or “hypertufa” containers can take on a contemporary twist by using organically shaped troughs and creative planting designs. Alpine trough expert Lori Chips shares time-tested techniques for constructing her unique designs and offers inspiration for your own adventures in trough gardening. Book sale and signing to follow the lecture.  Alpine Trough Day event.

$10; Wave Hill Members save 10%. Registration encouraged; walk-ins welcome if space allows. 

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