Friends of the Arboretum Lecture

"Belvidere: An Evolution of a Plantsman's Garden"
Andrew Bunting, The Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College

  • Monday, April 14, 2014 – 7:30 pm9:00 pm

This lecture illustrates the transformation on Andrew Bunting's garden in Swarthmore over a 15 year period. Andrew will cover the design principles he used to develop the garden and he will cover many of the interesting plant choices he made a long the way. The lecture also included his latest project, Vassar Farm, which is a joint project between he and his neighbors which was featured in the Wall Street Journal".

Andrew Bunting

Andrew Bunting is the curator at the Scott Arboretum of Swarthmore College where he has worked for the last 25 years. He also owns a design/build garden company, Fine Garden Creations, which is in its 21st year. Andrew was also the curator at the Chanticleer Foundation in Wayne, Pennsylvania. His home garden, Belvidere, has been featured in This Old House magazine and the Wall Street Journal. He has served as president of the Magnolia Society International and the Delaware Center for Horticulture; has chaired Horticulture at the Philadelphia Flower Show and the North American Plant Collections Consortium which is a national collections scheme through the American Public Gardens Association. He has written over 100 articles for the American Gardener, Fine Gardening, Horticutlure, Public Garden, and Arnoldia. He is a passionate gardener and avid birder and traveler.

Free for Friends of the JC Raulston Arboretum members, NC State University students (with ID), and Department of Horticultural Science faculty and staff, all others $5.00.
Advance registration is not available.
Ruby C. McSwain Education Center, JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, 4415 Beryl Road, Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Free parking is available at the JC Raulston Arboretum and along Beryl Road.
Please call (919) 513-7005 for more information about this lecture.