The Great Dixter Way with Fergus Garrett
Fergus Garrett, head gardener at Great Dixter Garden, UK, presented two outstanding programs to enthusiastic sold-out audiences. The programs included a lecture, Designing With Plants the Great Dixter Way, and an afternoon seminar, Succession Planting in the Mixed Border.
Fergus portrait photo: Martin Ogden
100th Birthday Party for Pauline Vollmer
A celebration in appreciation of Pauline Vollmer’s inspiration and contributions to Baltimore’s horticultural community over a lifetime, culminating in the building of a center for horticulture, the Vollmer Center at Cylburn Arboretum. The event was co-hosted by: Federated Garden Clubs of Maryland, The Horticultural Society of Maryland, Cylburn Arboretum Association and the City of Baltimore, Horticulture Division.
Pauline Vollmer greets visitor at 100th Birthday Party
Silber Garden Plant Sale
HSM members and friends eagerly made new homes for the exceptional plants that were offered at the Silber Garden Sale. We are grateful to Jean and Douglas Silber for donating their garden plants to raise money for HSM. Many volunteers worked hard to make the event a success.
Peter Beinamen and Nancy Raskin, ready to assist shoppers
Tashiding: A Splendid Day and Successful Event
HSM members Douglas and Tsognie Hamilton graciously opened their Western Run property, Tashiding, for a tour and luncheon to benefit the Vollmer Center Garden on May 31, 2015. Thanks to the Hamiltons, our sponsors, guests and volunteers the event raised more than $8,500.
Invitation photograph courtesy of Robert Cardillo