Sunday, March 31
2pm to 3pm
Planning Your Landscape: Right Plant, Right Place
Join us for a talk with Christopher Kennedy, president and third-generation owner of Kennedy's Country Gardens. Chris teaches that, in order to have a beautiful yard and gardens, your landscape plan must balance horticulture and design. The most beautifully designed landscape will not succeed unless you choose plants that are appropriate for your property. Conversely, you will want to select plants that work well together and arrange them so that they add style and beauty to your landscape. Chris’s talk will lead you through the basics of landscape design, including choosing the right plants for the right place, whether you are selecting a single specimen plant, designing a flower bed, or are landscaping your entire yard.
Bio: Chris grew up in Marshfield and lives in Cohasset with his wife Amanda, his children Brooks & Riley, and Mookie the big fluffy golden retriever. Chris grew up in the family business. He started loading cars and folding cardboard boxes between youth soccer games. Then in summers he became the head weeder and eventually moved his way up to landscape laborer & head foreman. Upon college graduation he became nursery manager, then store manager, to his current role as President and Landscape Designer. Chris is a Landscape Contracting graduate of The Pennsylvania State University. He is a past President of the Massachusetts Nursery and Landscape Association. Chris is also a Massachusetts Certified Nurseryman and a member of the Horticultural Club of Boston. Chris loves to watch, play and coach sports and is a board member for youth basketball In Cohasset.