On Sunday, March 20th, the Lancaster Garden Club will host the program, “Fire Engine Red, Russet, and Bronze,” which explores the world of fall color with Adam Wheeler of Broken Arrow Nursery. Though autumn might seem far away, plan now for striking fall foliage in your garden! Come learn why the hallmark colors of the New England landscape develop as they do and how they can be promoted. Adam will teach these secrets while showcasing a diverse selection of outstanding landscape trees and shrubs for brightening your autumn display. Choice nursery plants will be available for purchase after the program.
Sunday, March 20, 2016, 7 PM at the First Church Unitarian fellowship hall, 725 Main St., Lancaster. Free for LGC members, $5 for non-members (fee can be applied to an annual membership at the meeting).
Adam Wheeler holds degrees in Urban Forestry and Landscape Horticulture from the University of Vermont and is the propagation and plant development manager at Broken Arrow Nursery in Hamden, CT. Adam loves to share his passion for plants through photography and educational outreach. He’s an adjunct instructor on plant propagation and woody plant identification at Naugatuck Valley Community College and Berkshire Botanical Garden, and a recent recipient of the Young Nursery Professional Award from the New England Nursery Association. In his spare time he enjoys collecting rare and unusual plants, rock climbing, and competitive giant pumpkin growing.
Broken Arrow Nursery is a destination nursery that acquires, develops and grows rare and garden-worthy plants. The nursery works to produce affordable, high-quality plants in and ethically responsible manner. Broken Arrow is known for its educational programs to enhance people’s understanding and foster greater appreciation for plants and the field of horticulture. The nursery also maintains display gardens for demonstration, research, propagation and education. www.brokenarrownursery.com
Lancaster Garden Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Massachusetts, P.O. Box 22, South Lancaster, Massachusetts 01561