Date(s) - Mon 23 Jul
Faux Trough Workshop
DATE/TIME: Tuesday, July 23 • 6:30 p.m. (Part I) & Monday, July 30 • 6:30 p.m. (Part II)
INSTRUCTOR: Ann Debolt,
COST: IBG Member: $25 • Non-Member: $30
LOCATION: Lower Greenhouse
This workshop is limited to 15 participants. Please bring gloves for painting and planting.
Alpine troughs are the perfect low-maintenance container garden. These designs look like small-scale landscapes because they can be filled with alpine plants, which are miniature versions of popular perennials, or with easy-care succulents, which are also drought-tolerant.
Ann will show you how to create your own faux stone trough using a styrofoam container. You will make your trough on the first night of class (drill holes, apply paint and texturing material), when we will also discuss the history of alpine trough gardening. On the second night, you will plant your trough with a nice variety of easy care plants.