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Paul Spriggs on “Cracks and Crevices”
February 10, 2022 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm
Paul Spriggs will touch on aspects of crevice gardening including History, Design, and Construction. He will also show some examples of some fine international crevice gardens, and talk about some of his favourite plants suitable for this type of garden.
Paul Spriggs has been rock gardening for roughly 23 years and building crevice gardens for about 16 years. He is an avid plant explorer, photographer, mountaineer, owner of Spriggs Gardens Landscaping company, and past President of the Vancouver Island Rock and Alpine Garden Society. Paul has learned the craft of crevice garden building directly from one of it’s innovators, Zdenek Zvolanek, of the Czech Republic, and in the past decade and a half, has built many gardens in public parks and private homes that range in size from small feature troughs, to large installations involving many tonnes of stone He has just finished his work on the first North American book on Crevice gardening with co-author Kenton Seth of Colorado, due out spring of 2022.
This is an online talk.