The Living Landscape


Doug Tallamy (left) and Rick Darke

Doug Tallamy (left) and Rick Darke

On Saturday, June 7, join Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy, two of America’s leading voices in sustainability and horticulture, for The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Diversity in the Home Garden. The program will be held at the Academy Art Museum in Easton.

Tied to their new book of the same title, this in-depth conversation will share their insights on beauty and biodiversity, plants and pollinators, and new design strategies living landscapefor personal gardens both large and small. This program is expected to sell out; early registration is encouraged.

On Sunday, June 8, join Rick and Doug for Lessons from the Layered Landscapes of Adkins Arboretum, an intimate exploration on foot of the Arboretum’s many living layers. Using the elements in the Arboretum’s landscape as models, Rick and Doug will demonstrate techniques for observing and understanding the plants, animals, and relationships that characterize healthy layering. Bring your cameras and binoculars along on this special opportunity that is sure to provide inspiration for your own home habitat. Click here to register for this program that will forever change your view of gardening.

The Arboretum is currently the sole distributor of The Living Landscape! The book won’t be available on until July 1, but it is currently in stock at the Arboretum’s Sweet Bay Gifts shop and will be available for sale on June 7 and 8. Stop by to pick up your copy today, or contact Robyn Affron at 410-634-2847, ext. 0 or


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