Says Kate Blumm from Brooklyn Botanic Garden, "I was just given the green light to send around news of this lecture, upcoming in a week, which we’re all terribly excited about. It's not so often that someone so intimately connected with these particularly exquisite (and highly progressive!) gardens comes around!
LEADERS IN SUSTAINABLE HORTICULTURE Three Decades in the Garden at Highgrove A lecture by Debs Goodenough, head gardener to TRH the Prince of Wales and the Duchess of Cornwall; Thursday, February 11, 6:30–7:30 p.m. 2nd Floor Conference Center, Auditorium Goldman Sachs, 32 Old Slip, New York City
Join us as Debs Goodenough tells the story of Highgrove, a 37-acre estate that Prince Charles began to garden organically long before the value of sustainable principles was widely accepted. Appointed in 2008 to her present position as head gardener at Highgrove, Debs Goodenough has previously coordinated the restoration of the 300-acre Osborne House, the country home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert. She has also gardened at Denver Botanic Gardens; the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; and Ventnor Botanic Garden on the Isle of Wight.
$9 for BBG members, $15 for nonmembers Space is limited! Please reserve your seat today.
For more information on the event, please call Christopher Shannon at 718-623-7248, or email him at firstname.lastname@example.org.