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DGC General Meeting: "Adding Cactus & Succulents to your Containers" Presented by Ken Benson

DGC General Meeting: "Adding Cactus & Succulents to your Containers"  Presented by, Ken Benson

 6:30 pm Social

7:oo pm  Presentation followed by General Meeting

   Succulents have become an increasingly popular among gardeners and plant enthusiasts. Ken Benson's program, "Adding Cactus & Succulents to your Containers", will provide the new ideas and tips for success. This is demonstration on using nontraditional plant material for your summer containers. We have been taught not to mix certain plants. Why?  Ken will show us that we can and inspire us to create new interest in our container gardens.
       Ken has his Masters and Bachelor‘s in Horticulture from the University of Il Champaign. He is a Landscape Architect and was the Host of Cable TV ― 
       Landscaping with Ken Benson 1992-2000. He was a Board member of Chicago Flower and Garden Show 1998- 2008 and a Founding Board Member of  
       MELA- Midwest Ecological Landscapers Association. Ken is a past Member of Men‘s Garden Club of Villa Park and has been giving programs since 1972 to
       garden clubs throughout the area.