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For Spacious Skies, For Amber Waves: Steppes Revisited

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

Learn more about the steppe regions of the world, and how to incorporate these diverse and tough plants into your own landscape.

For Spacious Skies, For Amber Waves: Steppes Revisited

Tuesday, April 21 from 1:00 – 2:00 pm

Presented by Kevin Philip Williams, Horticulturist at Denver Botanic Gardens

The vast steppe regions of the world contain some of the most species-rich and biodiverse ecosystems on the planet and yet tend to be overlooked, heavily exploited, and marginalized places. The climatic conditions experienced in these regions – extreme heat and cold, nutrient poor soils, and very little precipitation – have created a tough flora and unique plant communities with huge potential for horticulture and garden design, especially in the face of a changing climate and shifting garden aesthetics. Denver Botanic Gardens Horticulturist, Kevin Philip Williams, will discuss the idea of steppes, steppe gardens, and their practical application and interpretations in Northeastern US gardens.

Free for members of Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens and/or Woodlea Garden Club. $5 for non-members.


April 21
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT


Jenkins Arboretum & Gardens
631 Berwyn Baptist Road
Devon, PA 19333 United States