Longing for that special hydrangea? Remember that sweet shrub your grandmother had? Learn about the amazing variety of flowering shrubs – both native and non-native – available for the home landscape. Take a tour of the Garden’s great collection of shrubs, and consider varieties, cultivation requirements, designing with shrubs, and pruning. Students will learn how to propagate woody shrubs from greenwood cuttings and will receive a list of fabulous shrubs to grow at home.
Elisabeth Cary is the Director of Education at the Berkshire Botanical Garden and has been gardening for over 25 years. She specializes in perennial, vegetable and mixed-border gardens.