Monday, February 01, 2010
Garden Lecture Thursday, February 11
The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art and the Laurel Garden Club will present Gardening Through the Seasons by Dr. William E. Barrick, Executive Director of Bellingrath Gardens on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 10:30 a.m. at the Lauren Rogers Museum of Art.
Gardening Through the Seasons will focus on creating landscape displays that provide color throughout the seasons of the year using examples from Bellingrath Gardens and Home, well known for its imaginative and creative use of annuals, tropicals, and perennials.
Dr. Barrick received BS and MS degrees from Auburn University and a PhD in Landscape Horticulture from Michigan State University. Since 1999, he has served as the Executive Director of Bellingrath Gardens and Home, located in Theodore, Alabama. He was Executive Vice-President and Director of Gardens in Callaway Gardens in Pine Mountain, Georgia, for almost 20 years before going to Bellingrath. Dr. Barrick is a past President of the American Association of Botanical Gardens and Arboreta, past Chairman of the American Horticultural Society, and a recipient of the Arthur Hoyt Scott Medal.
The lecture will be held in LRMA’s American Gallery. Following the lecture, lunch will be served at the Rogers-Green House which is located across the street from the Museum. Tickets are $35 per person and include lunch. Seating is limited. For reservations contact LRMA at 601-649-6374 or info@LRMA.org.
Gardening Through the Seasons is presented by Lauren Rogers Museum of Art and the Laurel Garden Club, a member of The Garden Club of America.
The Lauren Rogers Museum of Art is located at the corner of Fifth Avenue and Seventh Street in Historic Downtown Laurel. The Laurel Garden Club is a member of The Garden Club of America.
Bellingrath Gardens: The Rose Garden in May
Bellingrath Gardens: The Mirror Pool
For more information on Bellingrath Gardens, visit their website at www.Bellingrath.org