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Short Courses/Speaking Topics

Upcoming Lectures by June Mays

October 4, 2014 10AM – 550 Rivendell Lane, Sewanee TN
Low Maintenance Gardening – Cost $20 donation to the South Cumberland Community Fund.
Are you too busy with kids, work, and volunteering to take care of your garden?  Do you have too many aches and pains to enjoy caring for your garden? Is it time to pull up and give away the prima donnas and plant the good old girls? Come see what to plant and tips for cutting back on maintenance. Coffee and pastries on the terrace overlooking Lost Cove and a tour of June’s Sewanee garden are included. Lecture is inside. Bring your own folding chair. Low maintenance plants will be for sale from Dogwood Greenhouse.

January 3, 2015- 10AM – Free lecture sponsored by the Emmet O’Neal Library, 50 Oak Street, Crestline Village, Mountain Brook, AL
Edible Landscaping – Make your front yard productive! How to mix edibles into your existing landscape without looking like a farm. See image of vegetables and fruits that are as pretty as any shrubs, perennials, and annuals.

January 10, 2015 10 AM – Free lecture sponsored by the Emmet O’Neal Library, 50 Oak Street, Crestline Village, Mountain Brook, AL
Art in the Garden – what to put in your garden that is NOT a plant. How to position art for best effect in your landscape. Images of great garden ornaments to inspire you. Where to find cool stuff.

January 17 – 2015 10 AM – Free lecture sponsored by the Emmet O’Neal Library, 50 Oak Street, Crestline Village, Mountain Brook, AL
Historic Gardens – What did our ancestors see in Europe before they left for the US? What did they see when they got here? How did they respond? See beautiful images of historic gardens and landscapes in Europe as well as glimpses of early gardens built in this country. What lessons can we learn from our ancestors?


Illustrated Lecture Topics

Invite June to give a powerpoint presentation to your garden club or other group.
Click here to see a list of topics.

To inquire about fees or to schedule one of these presentations,
call (205) 324-7476 or email junemays@bellsouth.net.


June is a Graduate of the English Gardening School in London, a member of the Garden Writers Association, and the Association of Professional Landscape Designers. She has consulted or designed over 100 gardens, has written for many garden magazines, and spoken all over the country.

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