Located in Plant Information Office
About This Event
Free for members / Free for non-members (with arboretum admission)
Instructor: Frank McDonough
1st Wednesdays of the month – 1:30pm – 3:00pm / Palm Room
Wednesday, July 5
Landscape Psychology 101
How your landscape can change your mind, your mood, and your life.
Did you know that the layout, texture, and color of your landscape can have profound effects on your life? Find out how you can use this knowledge to your advantage. We will be looking at:
- How colorful plants can tell you where to go.
- Why making our lizard brains happy is an important factor in good landscaping
- How the French Revolution could have been avoided through better landscaping
- Why Feng Shui works and how you can use it to create landscapes that harvest good luck
- Why we are so addicted to lawns and why we will probably always want one.
- Why what you don’t see in a landscapeis more important than what you do see
Wednesday, August 2
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Wednesday, November 1
Wednesday, December 6
Stay on top of the world of botany & horticulture when Arboretum botanist Frank McDonough covers various landscaping and gardening topics plus the latest news in gardening and plant science. Frank will also reveal some of the more important or unusual or entertaining questions that he and the volunteers have received from the public during the previous month. Bring your own plant questions for discussion. You never know what unique and fascinating topics will be addressed!
For meeting place and details, contact Frank McDonough, 626-821-3236 or firstname.lastname@example.org