History of Garden Design, Choice of Plants and What they Offer
The key to having a great looking garden is to plan ahead! This principle has been used diligently through time by landscape architects and garden designers alike, leaving us a legacy of beautiful gardens to visit and able to benefit from the healing and medicinal properties of the plants introduced and nurtured.
Sheena Marsh, founder of Oxford Garden Design, is an author and award-winning garden designer. Sheena will tell us not only about the history of garden design, but also the plants selected and why they were used. Her talk will bring to life the theory that simply being in the presence of trees and plants reduces stress and promotes wellbeing, outlining the medicinal benefits and healing properties to be gained from some of them.Whether you are a knowledgeable, gifted gardener or an enthusiastic amateur, this promises to be a splendid chance to learn more about how to select the right plants to improve our own plots, whilst increasing the benefits they deliver for us.