The Wellesley Gardeners’ Guild will host a program entitled Designing Shady Retreats by Joan Butler and Jana Milbocker of Enchanted Gardens on Wednesday, March 13 at 10am at the Wellesley Community Center, 219 Washington Street. Community members are invited to join the club for coffee at 9:30am, followed by the program at 10am. In this richly illustrated lecture, Joan and Jana will explore a variety of intriguing gardens that will inspire you to create your own shady retreats. They will show you design tricks and strategies to light up shady corners, highlight unusual plants that thrive in low-light conditions, and illustrate the creative use of art objects, seating and water features.
Joan and Jana are avid gardeners, plant collectors, garden designers and writers. Their lectures combine horticulture and garden design to educate, inspire and delight both new and seasoned gardeners. They are past presidents of the Holliston Garden Club and active in the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts and other horticultural societies.