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Wildscaping: Explorations in Naturalistic Planting Design

January 15, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Date: Saturday, January 15, 2022

Presentation by “The New Perennialist” Tony Spencer
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm (Mountain Standard Time- Alberta, Canada)

Wildscaping: Explorations in Naturalistic Planting Design
Wildscaping is about using plant-driven landscape design to create and sustain dynamic garden spaces, filled with beauty and wildlife, to rekindle our relationship to the natural world. Join writer and planting designer Tony Spencer for an encounter with some of the international designers, innovations, issues, and landscapes leading the way – along with a look at his own experimental design projects – to inspire garden-making with a sense of purpose on the wild side.
Tony Spencer is the Canadian writer, photographer, speaker, and planting designer behind The New Perennialist, an influential blog focused on Explorations in Naturalistic Planting Design. His work is recognized internationally with Gold and Silver Awards from GardenComm (formerly Garden Writers of America). As planting designer, Tony won a top 2020 Landscape Design Honour Award from the US-based Perennial Plant Association. Day to day, Tony has become a puckish ringleader for the naturalistic movement in social media channels like Facebook group Dutch Dreams and Instagram. He has traveled extensively to gardens and symposiums internationally to keep up with the cutting edge of planting design, all while experimenting on a new series of wild-ish gardens at his beloved cabin in the rolling hills of Mono, Ontario.
Online by Zoom Webinar


January 15, 2022
10:00 am - 12:00 pm


Online Event (Zoom)


Alberta Horticultural Association