Small Trees for Today’s Landscape Talk at June 17, 2024 Meeting of the Silver Spring Garden Club

The June 17, 2024, member meeting of the Silver Spring Garden Club features a talk on “Small Trees for Today’s Landscape."
This illustrated talk features native and non-native trees suited to smaller urban and suburban properties. These trees generally grow less than 40’ tall, keeping in scale with their surroundings.
(Previously announced speaker Louise Clarke has a family emergency. The talk is now being given by her business partner, Eva Monheim. All other details remain the same.)
Eva Monheim is a speaker, horticultural and environmental consultant, garden coach, and an award winning educator. She is a faculty member at Longwood Gardens for the Professional Horticulture Program and Continuing Education Department. She was an assistant professor at Temple University where she taught numerous subjects to undergraduate and graduate students in horticulture and landscape architecture. Many of her students have gone on to be leaders in the horticulture and green industry as well as doctors in plant science.
Monheim’s other endeavors in the green industry are the award winning The Plant a Trillion Trees Podcast, which is heard in over 100 countries. She is the author of "Shrubs & Hedges: Discover, Grow, and Care for the World’s Most Popular Plants," which was nominated by The Council on Botanical & Horticultural Libraries for outstanding contributions to the literature of horticulture. Monheim currently writes for "Birds & Blooms" magazine and is co-principal of Verdant Earth Educators, LLC (VEE) with Louise Clarke, a company that writes educational documents and standards, SOPs, landscape management plans, and trains professionals in the green industry.
Also note that Eva will be selling/signing copies of her "Shrubs & Hedges" book at the talk.
MEETING START TIME: Monday, June 17, 7:30pm
Doors open at 7:00pm.
WHERE: Brookside Gardens Visitors Center/Education Building 1800 Glenallan Avenue, Wheaton, MD
REFRESHMENTS: Silver Spring Garden Club members with last names beginning with the letters G-J are asked to bring a snack or drink to share to this meeting. Refreshment Chair Leila Campbell will coordinate the paper goods and supplies.
There will also be a FREEBIES table of garden information, plants, seeds, etc. You are welcome to bring garden-related items to give away.
If the items have not been picked up by the end of the meeting, you must take them back home with you.
We also encourage attendees to bring a FLOWER or interesting foliage in a vase to share on our “something blooming from the garden” table. Please label with your name and what selections you brought. Common names are fine -- but Latin is even better.
This meeting is FREE and open to all. Guests are welcome!
We suggest you WEAR A MASK.
NOTE: This meeting qualifies for continuing education creditor for Montgomery County Master Gardeners.


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