Are you wondering how to rescue your garden or lanai after one of the hottest summers in recent memory?  Our Club’s own Ed Westwood and Mike Malloy will give tips on some easy ways to renew and refresh, do fall clean up and winter prep, add color and bring new design ideas to our gardens, lanais and decks.

Mike Malloy, Naples Butterfly Man, , and local garden expert will introduce us to winter blooming plants that are new and unusual to perk up our gardens after summer kill off.  He will also offer tips on maintaining our gardens during the cooler months here in Naples.  Mike is working on his third book, “Vines for Southwest Florida.” He writes a gardening column in the Naples Daily News and presides over the University of Florida’s Collier County Extension Master Gardener’s booth at Naples Botanical Garden every Thursday.

Ed Westwood, Landscape Architect and owner of Garden Bleu Design,, will discuss ‘freshening up’ worn out and tired garden spaces with a new look. He will talk about maintenance of problem areas that many of us have… total sun all summer and mostly shade all winter.  Ed says that containers, lanai spaces, courtyards, and other garden areas may just be better with a freshening up each season instead of trying to get plants to acclimate to extremes in seasonal conditions. He suggests “a realistic understanding of your garden expectations and matching those with complimentary maintenance services can allow for more possibilities in your outdoor spaces”.

Monday, November 7, 2011
1 pm – 3 pm

Moorings Presbyterian Church

How to Register:
Members are free.  Non-Members: $10.
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November 6, 2011

Linda LaRue Brown,