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APLDWA Mini-Symposium with UK Landscape Designer Annie Guilfoyle

Dates: October 27th and 28th, all-day
Locations: The Point Hotel, Kingston, WA and Heronswood Garden

Annie Guilfoyle
Photo Credit: Learningwithexperts.com
Join us for a very special in-person event with Annie Guilfoyle of Creative Landscapes. Annie is a British garden designer, Chelsea medal winner, awards judge, educator and, together with Dr Noel Kingsbury, co-founder of Garden Masterclass. This will be Annie’s first trip to Western Washington!

Day 1, The Point Hotel:
Annie will discuss in two lectures what makes a great garden and a great garden designer, with each lecture followed by a Q&A. She will also take part in a conversation on plants and resiliency together with Richie Steffen, Executive Director of the Miller Garden, as well Sue Goetz, Creative Gardener, who is APLD Washington’s Chapter President.

Day 2, Heronswood Garden:
Annie will lead us in a workshop on landscape model building using scraps and found materials. We will be working in two small groups, in the inspiring setting of Heronswood Garden. A special treat for attendees will be a tour of Heronswood with Ross Bayton and a visit of the S’Klallam Connections Garden guided by Debbie Purser of the Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe.

We are closing the event with a reception in the private garden of Karen and Sam Brindley, a Garden Conservancy garden (5.30pm – 7:00pm). Day 2 attendees can register for this evening event separately.

Please note: Day 1 will be open to all, with a limited capacity of 100 people. Day 2 will be open to all, with strictly limited capacity of 40 people. APLD Members will be able to book ahead of the General Registration.

Full agenda below.

APLD Members Priority Registration: Through Saturday, October 8th
General Registration: Opens Sunday, October 9th
Registration Closes: Sunday, October 23rd

Please do not try to register before Oct 9th unless you are an APLD member.

Day 1
APLD Members: $90
Non-Members: $115

Day 2
APLD Members: $90
Non-Members: $115
Private garden reception: $5.00 (for Day 2 Attendees only)

APLD Day One 2, Day Two 3.25
CPH & ecoPRO Day One 5, Day Two 6

Overnight Accommodations: The Point Hotel and Casino has reserved a limited number of rooms for registered attendees. Details on how you can book will be included in the confirmation email.

For more information contact Susan Ryan at gardendigsdesign@gmail.com

Member and Sponsor Registration:

You will NOT be registered for this event unless you pay at PayPal AND register for the event.

This is a two-step process. To register for this event please make your payment via PayPal first, then finish the registration below.

Step One:

(Free sponsor registration is not available for this event)
Name of Attendee

Step Two:

After making the payment you will be forwarded to our registration page. If the process is interrupted, after you complete your payment return to this page and click below.

Full Agenda

Day 1 Thursday 10/27 The Point Hotel – Banquet Room

8:45 - 9:45: Arrival and Check In –
Pre-packaged Breakfast Bites and Beverages Provided
9:50-10:00: Housekeeping Announcements and Introductions
10:00- 11:30: Annie Guilfoyle Lecture Part 1– “What Makes a Great Garden Designer”
11:30 -11-45: Q & A
11:45: Break
12:00 – 1:00: Lunch Service – Banquet Room
1:00 – 2:30: Annie Guilfoyle Lecture Part 2 – “What Makes a Great Garden” includes Q & A
2:30 – 2:45: Break
2:45 – 4:00: Panel Introductions & Conversation
Topic: Plants + Resiliency – planning and designing for a more sustainable future.
Discussion with Annie Guilfoyle, Richie Steffan and Sue Goetz.

Day 2 Friday 10/28 Heronswood

We will be breaking up into two groups. Start and end times will vary depending upon the group you are in.
Group 1 Morning Workshop & Afternoon Tours
Group 2 Afternoon Workshop & Morning Tours

8:00 – 8:30: Check In – Breakfast Bites and Beverages Provided
8:30 – 12:00: Workshop Group 1 Landscape Model Building
9-00 – 11:30: Group 2 Tour, with Heronswood Garden Director, Ross Bayton
11:30 – 12:00: Group 2 Tour, S’Klallam Connections Garden with Tribal Member Debby Purser
12:00 – 12:30: Lunch - Casual Self Serve
12:30 – 4:00: Workshop Group 2 – Landscape Model Building
1:00 – 3:00: Group 1 Tour, with Heronswood Garden Director, Ross Bayton
3:00 - 3:30: Group 1 Tour, S’Klallam Connections Garden with Tribal Member Debby Purser
5:30 – 7:00: Drinks & Appetizers (optional add on activity)
Private Garden of Karen and Sam Brindley
A Garden Conservancy Garden
Indianola, WA (address provided at event)

Please note agenda is tentative and may change. For additional information or questions please contact Susan Ryan at gardendigsdesign@gmail.com

Refund Policy - In the event that APLDWA has to cancel any APLDWA sponsored event for any reason, we will provide upon request, refunds to the maximum extent possible. Attendee refunds will be available, upon request, if the cancellation is made no later than one week in advance of the event.