Where to begin? Garden Design Basics and Plans


Saturday, 02/25/2017    
10:30 am - 12:30 pm


Hazen Memorial Library
3 Keady Way, Shirley, MA, 01464

Event Type

Looking for inspiration to tackle a new garden project? Need an approach for organizing and capturing your design?  Can’t get started until the spring plants arrive in the nursery? Join us for a primer on garden design.

Cheryl Salatino will take us through her approach to garden planning and design, sharing where she starts, the information she gathers, and the various methods she uses to communicate her analysis, ideas, designs and planting plans. Cheryl’s presentation offers both how-to steps and examples to help every aspiring designer challenge their thinking and get ready for a spring renewal.

Cheryl Salatino is the principal designer and owner of Dancing Shadows Garden Design, a residential landscape design and services firm. She has been designing gardens across Massachusetts, and as far away as Maine, since 2002.

Cheryl is a Certified Landscape Designer and a Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist (MCH). She received her certificate in landscape design from the Radcliffe Seminars Landscape Design Program of Harvard University. She was awarded the status of Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist by the Massachusetts Nursery & Landscape Association as evidence of achieving the industry’s highest standards in nursery and landscape professionalism. Cheryl has also earned an Advanced Certificate in Horticulture and Design as part of the certificate program in Native Plant Studies at the New England Wildflower Society. She enjoys collaborating with her clients and sharing her garden design approach with fellow garden enthusiasts.