Creative Yard and Garden Design with Jenks Farmer
May 7, 2022
2:00 pm-3:30 pm
Whether you’re getting your hands dirty for the first time or looking to finally take on that neglected corner of the yard, Renaissance plantsman and former director of Riverbanks Botanical Garden Jenks Farmer is here to inspire with fresh ideas and creative ways to design your home garden. From simple ideas to big-budget makeovers, learn how Farmer approaches design to transform even the smallest space into a garden that can feed body and soul. Stick around after the talk for a chance to buy Farmer’s latest book, Crinum, and snag a signature from the author himself. Entry to Art Blossoms and one beverage from Azalea Coffee Bar included in registration. Cash bar.
$35 / $28 for members. Priority registration for members only through Friday, March 18. Join today!
Born into a family of artists, musicians, and farmers, Augustus Jenkins Farmer III fell in love with the natural world early in his childhood and went on to pursue a formal education in plant and environmental sciences at Clemson University and botanical garden design at the University of Washington.
For the last 20 years, Farmer has led teams responsible for establishing two of South Carolina's major botanical gardens. His designs for homes, museums, and businesses have received recognition and awards and have delighted hundreds of thousands of visitors with the joyful, easy exuberance of hand-crafted gardens.
An avid writer, Farmer has been publishing since 1990. As the former director of Riverbanks Botanical Garden and founding horticulturist of Moore Farms Garden, Farmer has a true talent and passion for inspiring people of all ages and from all walks of life to go outside and get their hands dirty.