Workshop: "Making a Hypertufa Trough" with Carmel Tysver
Wednesday, July 9, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (AKDT)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Join the Alaska Botanical Garden and Carmel Tysver, Chairman of the Alaska Rock Garden Society, for an interactive workshop about hypertufa and rock gardening. Hypertufa is an anthropic rock made from various aggregates bonded together using Portland cement. They make natural additions to the garden and home, perfect for alpine and rock garden plants that may otherwise get lost in the garden.
During this hands-on workshop, participants will get to actually make their own hypertufa trough and learn about plants that work well in these containers.
Please call ABG at 907-770-3692 with any questions.
When & Where
Alaska Botanical Garden
The Alaska Botanical Garden is a public garden dedicated enhancing the beauty and value of plant material through education, preservation, recreation, and research
The Garden is located in Anchorage, Alaska, just South of Tudor Road at 4601 Campbell Airstrip Road, adjacent to Far North Bicentennial Park. Bordering the Garden to the East is the north fork of Campbell Creek. Chugach State Park is nearby.
About the Garden
The Garden is comprised of 110 acres of Boreal Forest, with nature trails connecting the Gardens and points of interest.
With over 1,100 species of hardy perennials, and 150 native plant species, the Alaska Botanical Garden is a great place to experience the abundance of the summer sub-arctic growing season and to learn about flora native to Southcentral Alaska.
From May through September you will find flowering plants and shrubs in two perennial gardens, a formal herb garden, an alpine rock garden, and a wildflower walk. A new "East" Garden hosts a Gold Medal Peony collection.