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The Victorians: How they forever changed the Garden

February 23, 2019 | 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm

$50
stone path through garden

When it comes to widespread impact on gardening practices, it can be argued that no time period rivals the 90 year span known as The Victorian Era.  The Victorians used flowers as a non-verbal language and transformed the garden from a symmetric, formal regiment into a frothy disarray of cottage informality. Their gardens included exotic plant material recently discovered in the jungles of Africa, the remote valleys of the Himalayan highlands, the plains of the Amazonian rainforest and the arid plateaus of Australia and the Andean Mountains.  This talk provides an overview with some interesting vignettes about one of the most exciting periods in the history of horticulture and agriculture. 

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Date:
February 23, 2019
Time:
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Cost:
$50
Reservation Categories:
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https://ce-catalog.rutgers.edu/coursedisplay.cfm?schID=74370

Venue

Holly House
130 Log Cabin Road
New Brunswick, NJ 08901 United States
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Phone:
732-932-8451

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Instructor
Barbara Melera