Resilient Garden Design with Irene Barber
February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This program is the second in the Belfast Garden Club Evening Lecture Series co-sponsored by the Belfast Free Library.
The program is offered on Zoom. Register for the Zoom link here.
Recently, dramatic, unpredictable seasons have been teaching us that we can’t keep using the same practices from 10 or 20 years ago and expect the same results.
In this presentation, Irene Barber from Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens will share how garden spaces can be high-performing resilient systems that play an active role in the grassroots effort towards
Barber is a seasoned professional gardener, landscape designer, and horticulturist who is always learning and excited to share the lessons with students, fellow plant people, and designers. With an AS degree in plant and soil science and a BA in communications, human behavior, Irene has brought her love of plants and people to her practice in horticultural therapy. As the adult education and horticultural therapy program manager at Coastal Maine Botanical Gardens, she produces up to 90 annual classes. Irene also runs a side landscape consulting and design business called Greenscapes Design LLC.