IMA MARGUERITE SMITH MEMORIAL LECTURE
“Success with Orchids in your Home” by Indiana orchid expert Douglas Allen
and Annual Meeting of the IMA Horticultural Society Membership at the IMA Tobias Theatre
Annual meeting will be followed by Lecture. Please join us!
Sunday March 6, 2:00 PM free and open to all
Horticultural Society Library Open House: 1:15 to 1:50 PM, and after completion of the program.
Reception following at the IMA Garden Terrace
Please RSVP to Hospitality Chair at 317-500-0412 or email HortSoc.Hospitality@gmail.com
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IMA Marguerite Smith Memorial Lecture:
THE RIGHT-SIZE FLOWER GARDEN: Simplify Your Outdoor Space with Smart Design Solutions and Plant Choices
A TALK BY KERRY ANN MENDEZ
SUNDAY, November 15
2 pm / Free / The Toby
Reception at Newfield / 3 pm / Free to all / No RSVP required
Today, the reality of a “bigger is better” garden no longer holds the same allure as a “small is beautiful” one. We’re busy, we’re aging, and the demands of the garden can feel overwhelming. What to do? Make smarter use of the space we have and the plants we select, says garden expert Kerry Ann Mendez. In her talk, The Right-Size Flower Garden, she shares her successful recipe for having a garden we can manage and love again…the right-size, low maintenance, drought tolerant garden. The goal is ditching 50% of the work by choosing high-value plants and making simple design changes. You’ll learn which plants to switch out, which ones aren’t worth the effort, and which tools and practices will take the “chore” out of gardening. Her talk is filled with beautiful full-color photos, practical tips, “plant this not that” lists, and valuable shortcuts to success.
Kerry Ann Mendez is an award-winning speaker, writer and garden designer from Kennebunk, Maine. She focuses on time-saving gardening techniques, workhorse plant material, and sustainable practices through her company, Perennially Yours. She founded the Great Gardens and Landscaping Symposium, in its 12th year. Her book of the same title will be available for purchase and signing.
Join us on Wednesday, September 23rd at Woodstock Club near the IMA to hear Mark Zelonis, Ruth Lilly Deputy Director of Environmental and Historic Preservation at the IMA, share photos and a review of our July, 2014 Horticultural Society member tour of Scotland.
Lecture 7:30 Free Open to the public
Dinner optional, prior to presentation, open to Horticultural Society members and guests. More details -see webpage for Hort Soc Events and Programs.
September 17, 2015, Thursday: Brent Heath, of Brent and Becky’s Bulbs, Gloucester, Virginia
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No registration is needed for the evening lecture, which is free and open to the public.
1. Bulbs for Forcing, Lecture and Workshop Thursday Sept. 17th, 10:00 a.m. Location to be announced via e-mail. Members $40 for workshop materials and $50 for non-members.
2. Bridge Flowers Lecture 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 17, DeBoest Lecture Hall, IMA, Free.
Time: 7:00 to 9:00 pm at DeBoest Lecture Hall, Indianapolis Museum of Art
Review of our past year and looking ahead
Election of Officers for 2015-2017
“State of the Gardens”, presentation by Mark Zelonis, Ruth Lilly Deputy Director of Environmental & Historic Preservation, Indianapolis Museum of Art
“California Dreamin’ ” -highlights from the Horticultural Society’s April trip to Southern California, Mark Zelonis