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Webinar – “Kingsbrae Garden” with Brad Henderson
March 15 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pmFree
Guest Speaker: Brad Henderson
Topic: Kingsbrae Garden
This is the fourth stop on our virtual cross-country tour of botanical gardens
Kingsbrae Garden (www.kingsbraegarden.com) occupies the majestic 27-acre former estate of the Flemer family in the Town of Saint Andrews, New Brunswick. This horticultural delight includes an array of more than 50,000 perennials in themed gardens, ponds, streams and also old-growth Acadian forest. Open to the public since 1998, this major tourist attraction has been recognized with numerous awards. Features include extraordinary collections of rhododendrons, roses and day lilies; a genuine Dutch windmill (1/3-scale); art sculptures and resident animals that include alpacas, peacocks and pygmy goats. Popular events include festivals for food, wine, art and oysters!.
In addition to being the Managing Director of Kingsbrae Garden, Brad Henderson is also the Mayor of the Town of Saint Andrews. At Kingsbrae, Brad oversees the daily operations of the Garden, two restaurants, amphitheatre, gift shop, art gallery, artist accommodation building, artist studios, and staff accommodations under the direct leadership of founder Lucinda Flemer.
Members: Instructions for participation in this virtual event will be emailed to members twice – once on the Friday prior to the webinar, and again on Monday. Instructions are also available by logging into our site and checking the “members-only” version of this event.
Visitors: Guests are welcome to participate in this virtual event, part of a series on Canadian Botanical Gardens, at no charge. Instructions for participation will be emailed to non-society members who complete the registration process prior to the event start time. Visit the website at http://www.richmondhillgardensociety.org/event-4640558 and click on the “Register” button to begin.