Junaluskans to hear Curtis Jan. 16

Jan 07, 2014
Photo by: Donated photo ARBORETUM QUILT GARDEN DESIGNER  — Nature lovers will want to attend the Jan. 16 meeting of the Junaluskans to her Clara Curtis, the director for design and exhibits and interim director of education at the N.C. Arboretum.

Nature-lovers, floral designers, and gardeners, the next Live and Learnsession of the Junaluskans will want to attend the Jan. 16 meeting of the Junaluskans to be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 16, at the Bethea Welcome Center, , Lake Junaluska.  Clara A. Curtis, the director for design and exhibits and interim director of education at the N.C. Arboretum will present the program.

Curtis has more than 30 years of experience in public horticulture, designing for the signature Arboretum Quilt Garden and container gardens, as well as seasonal and permanent landscapes.  Her previous position was as assistant horticulturist  at Tryon Palace, North Carolina's colonial capital in New Bern, and she continues to return there as a holiday floral designer.  In 2007, the North Carolina Chapter of the American Society of Landscape Architects presented Curtis the Citizen's Award for her work in the enhancement of the state's physical environment.

The public is invited to meet this accomplished and published horticulturist who also happens to be a native of Haywood County.  For directions to the meeting venue, all 452-7802.

 

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