Our speaker will be James Brewer, Landscape Architect, on “Garden Design Memoirs.” James Brewer is a landscape designer who has been working within gardens since his boyhood years in England. He came from a sleepy village in Northamptonshire with natural stone thatch collages, an 18th century church ringing its lethargic bell and an abundance of wildlife within its rolling fields. Influenced by his surroundings James started his landscaping business in England in 1995 by lawn mowing and weeding, certainly humble beginnings.
A unique garden project in 2006 led to his enthusiastic personality and work catching the eye of the BBC and various publications in garden magazines. In 2014, James moved to New Hampshire and embarked on a steep learning curve with our climate and vastly different plants. In a short time, James has helped dozens of clients achieve new gardens and several ‘Signature’ projects throughout the state. These include a small Pocket / Courtyard Garden in Portsmouth; Downton Abbey / Baroque creation in Dover; and a ‘Testimony in Granite’ garden, which is a ‘Wolfe-henge’ style garden in the mountains of Wolfeboro overlooking Lake Wentworth. Each of his designs are highly unique and combine aspects of classical English garden design while embracing the best plants and materials available to us in New Hampshire.
Doors open at 9 AM, social time starts at 9:30, a short business meeting begins at 10, followed by our speaker. Snacks will be served. Please bring your own beverage. Visitors are welcome!