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Thursday, May 25 • 10:00am - 11:00am
Living in the Wild: My House
Experiencing wild nature needn’t be limited to the remotest regions of the world. It can occur in even the smallest backyard garden. Learn how noted landscape designer Larry Weaner interacts with and responds to ecological processes to create an ever-evolving wild yet still ornamental garden in his small property outside Philadelphia. Learn how this brains-over-brawn approach goes beyond simple editing of what occurs naturally and incorporates natural processes and plants’ reproductive abilities to achieve common aesthetic and functional goals. And perhaps most importantly, discover how loosening the reins can bring a newfound mystery and discovery to even the smallest garden.

Speakers
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Larry Weaner

Principal & Founder, Larry Weaner Landscape Associates
Larry Weaner has been creating native landscapes since 1977. His firm, Larry Weaner Landscape Associates, has a national reputation for combining ecological restoration with the traditions of garden design. The firm’s work has received numerous awards, been featured in the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, Garden Design, American Gardener, and Landscape Architecture Magazine, among other publications, and been included on tours with The Garden Conservancy, The Cultural Landscape Foundation, and the American Horticultural Society. Larry lectures actively throughout the U.S., and in 1990, he founded New Directions in the American Landscape, a conference series with a national following. He recently coauthored Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change (Timber Press, 2016... Read More →


Thursday May 25, 2017 10:00am - 11:00am
Grand Ballroom Stamp Student Union