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APLDWA offers monthly programs designed to meet the goals of our chapter and the needs of our members. Programs address issues related to professional growth, design exposure, national certification and business/legislative advocacy. Unique venues and fresh approaches are always sought, and networking is integral to every program. Programs evolve from member suggestions, so be sure to share your thoughts with the program committee!
APLD Whidbey Island Garden TourFriday, June 23, 2017, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm Registration is closed
Members plus one guest, $75 per person
Non members $90
Includes lunch, carpooling to the island and gardens is strongly encouraged
Details and Map to follow
If you can pull yourself away from the breathtaking view to the west behind Deborah and Jim Hegg's home, you'll want to wander along meandering lawns in this pristine park-like setting. Acres of gardens amidst evergreen trees, a serene pond, enclosed orchard and vegetable garden, and beautiful artwork tucked throughout are all part of this gorgeous experience.
Heritage breed lambs and their mothers roam the pastures at Ken and Nan Leaman's Wild Rose Farm overlooking Penn Cove. Explore the intimate gathering spaces and the incredible formal vegetable garden created by Landscape Architect Keith Geller.
When interior designer Cynthia Tilken and her husband Dick moved onto this property in 1974 they embarked on a journey rebuilding the garden and adding a new wing to the tract house which had been shipped to the island and placed on the property. The added wing of the house with its handmade chimney, patios, stone walls were all built by the two of them, with the help and advice of talented friends and artisans. This romantic home and garden overlooking the Saratoga Passage is a delight.
Cultus Bay Nursery is a place you'll want to visit again and again. Tucked away in a pastoral setting with Victorian home backdrop and meandering mixed borders, created by owner, Mary Fisher, this place is an inspiration. You won't want to leave empty-handed, and you won't have to. The nursery is unlike any other you'll visit. Better still, this is where we break for lunch!
Wildlife biologist and landscape architect, Russell Link, is an artist. His meadow garden, with its gates, fences and artwork created by Russell from repurposed materials, will delight and inspire you. This lovely sloping site with all possible light exposures, allows for a beautiful and varied plant palette which, of course, has been designed with wildlife in mind. You'll want to take the shady walk through the woods to the waterfall and meandering stream. Russell might even share his vision for that walk in the woods. This place has it all.
The garden of bronze sculptor, Georgia Gerber and her husband Randy Hudson, is the perfect backdrop to display her artwork. Georgia's artwork is seen throughout the region and country in public spaces as well as private gardens. Wander the stone paths, visit the horse stables and take a peek in the artist's studio.
Right in the heart of Clinton, and overlooking the ferry dock, this stately home and garden are the perfect location to end our day. This garden incorporates both formal and natural design elements. Enjoy a glass of wine by the stone fire pit and watch the boats below and the mountains to the East.
Registration is closed.
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APLD International Landscape Design ConferenceBoston, MA - July 13-17
Join APLD in Boston for the 2017 International Landscape Design Conference!
We’re headed back to where it all began! The birthplace of the American Revolution. The home of landscape design as a valued profession. And twenty-eight years ago, the place where the idea for APLD was born. The speakers are world class, the garden tours are nothing short of amazing and the business panels will get you ready to embrace your business, your design work and the rest of your design year.
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