BELFAST — Lee Schneller Sligh will discuss creating Japanese-Impressed gardens in Midcoast Maine on Tuesday, Feb. 25, starting at 6:30 p.m., on the Belfast Free Library.
This system is co-sponsored by the library and the Belfast Backyard Membership and is free and open to the general public.
Schneller will clarify how you can make use of Japanese design ideas reminiscent of “Disguise and Reveal,” “The Fantastic thing about Empty Area,” and “Borrowed Views.”
Many Japanese backyard design rules are common, based on Schneller, in a information launch, and may be utilized to gardens that don’t look Japanese in any respect. One core precept is that the backyard shouldn’t look unique in its environment, so she typically makes use of vegetation that have a look at house in New England.
Lee Schneller Fantastic Gardens has designed and constructed greater than 300 gardens. Her presentation will characteristic slides of a few of these gardens, in addition to gardens in Japan. It should embody plenty of ideas for anybody who enjoys gardening.
Lee Schneller Sligh earned levels in Chinese language language and literature and Asian historical past, and attended the Kyoto College of Artwork and Design’s “Intensive Seminar on Japanese Gardens.” She lived and traveled extensively in Asia and labored as a Japanese technical translator for 10 years earlier than beginning her enterprise in Camden in 1995, which focuses on Japanese-inspired, naturalistic, and repeatedly blooming gardens.
Schneller is creator of The Ever-Blooming Flower Backyard: A Blueprint for Steady Shade.
The Belfast Backyard Membership has promoted the creation and care of public gardens and offered audio system to stimulate the information and love of gardening for greater than 90 years, based on the discharge.
The 2020 Winter Program Collection consists of matters about conservation and the atmosphere.
The Belfast Free Library is situated at 106 Excessive Road.
For extra info, go to BelfastGardenClub.org.