Dan Benarcik, Horticulturist at Chanticleer Garden, will existing “Design Principals of the Execs That Can Be Applied to the House Landscape: A Style Communicate.” on Thursday, April 21, at 7 pm.
7 p.m. at Kingsport Centre for Greater Instruction, 300 W. Current market Avenue in Kingsport.
Chanticleer has been referred to as the most romantic, imaginative, and interesting general public back garden in The usa. Dan Benarcik, a single of seven highly talented Horticulturists, has been instrumental in the garden’s transformation given that its infancy. Dan is a passionate gardener and artist who fuses his like of vegetation, sculpture, and style and design into exhilaration and marvel.
This style and motivational communicate will give gardeners, no matter whether newbie or seasoned, suggestions to enliven your very own gardens and tips to use when contemplating about your beds, pots and plant combos for the time in advance.
Born in Wilmington, Delaware, Dan’s childhood observed him with just one foot in the flowershop/ greenhouse and one particular in the woodshop. A College of Delaware plant science degree led him to Mt. Cuba Heart as the Woodspath gardener, then a soar to wholesale plant profits with Imperial Nurseries right before signing up for the youthful workforce at Chanticleer in Wayne, Penn.
There he has invested 28 several years creating and employing seasonal shows in the Courtyard Gardens, which involve the well known and amazing Teacup Yard, named for its central fountain. Dan’s aim has long been tropical and non-hardy plants with a solid emphasis on dynamic style and design, innovative container combinations, and progressive screen.
He also conceives and manufactures the wooden workings, stone carvings, paintings, and metal functions on show all through the backyard garden. His enthusiasm for design and style has translated into constructing home furnishings the two for the garden and for his home and to training chair creating workshops.
It was a normal progression to want to share his passion for horticulture by way of talking and crafting. Dan joined the Backyard garden Writers Affiliation now Gardencomm and served as the Regional Director as effectively as earning the position of Fellow. His writing has appeared in Good Gardening, Horticulture, Martha Stewart Living and Rodale’s gardening publications.
He is co-author of The Art of Gardening: Style Inspiration and Progressive Planting Procedures from Chanticleer. On television, he has promoted vegetation on QVC for Cottage Farms Nursery and was featured on episodes of ‘Cultivating Life’ and with his home backyard on Increasing a Greener World. He lectures internationally.
In his remaining no cost time, he teaches and volunteers. He is section of the continuing training application at Longwood Gardens. He volunteers for the Delaware Heart for Horticulture’s Exceptional Plant Auction as portion of the Plant Variety Committee and as a Plant Pro at the occasion.
He judges for the Philadelphia Flower Exhibit. Dan and his spouse share an acre of household gardens in Wilmington, Delaware. For a lot more, see his internet site: https://danbenarcik.com/.