Talks

  • Amy Sampson is an experienced professional and public speaker who has presented before many organizations. A selection of her recent talks, and some suggested topics, follow.

  • CT Federated Garden Clubs Talks

    Bethany, Branford, Canton, Cheshire, Colchester, Danbury, Durham, Enfield, Glastonbury, Guilford, Harwington, Kensington, Leetes Island, Orange, Mansfield, Middlebury, Middletown, Milford, Naugatuck, New Milford, Newtown, Orange, Redding, Southington, South Windsor, Spring Glen, Suffield, Vernon, and Watertown.

  • Horticulture-Related Group Talks and Instruction

    The Hardy Plant Society; Bartlett Arboretum, Broken Arrow Nursery; CT Nursery and Landscape Association (CNLA) Winter Symposium; Elizabeth Park Lecture Series, Prides Corner Farms, UConn Garden Conference; and, multiple classes for the Master Gardener Continuing Education Programs in Fairfield, New Haven and Tolland Counties.

  • Suggested Topics:

  • ◊ Residential Landscape Design Principles

    ◊ Outdoor Rooms in the Landscape

    ◊ Environmentally Responsible Design
    (understanding microclimates and selecting appropriate plant materials)

    ◊ Sustainable Landscaping Goals (includes native plants and viable alternatives)

    ◊ Color in the Landscape

    ◊ Japanese Gardens

    ◊ English Gardens (Herb, Knot, Box, Cottage).

    ◊ Foundation Planting