Virginia Burt to Speak at Vancouver Hardy Plant Group on October 29th
Virginia Burt FCSLA, FASLA, will be speaking at the Vancouver Hardy Plant Group on Saturday October 29th, 2016. The event is a Fall Study Day and will take place between 10:00 am -3:30 pm at the H.R. MacMillan Space Centre 1100 Chestnut St in Vancouver, British Columbia. Virginia will be speaking on the subject of Home: Locally Inspired. Details of the event can be found on the Vancouver Hardy Group website under Upcoming Events, Fall Study Day – Saturday, October 29th, 2016.
About Vancouver Hardy Plant Group
The Vancouver Hardy Plant Group is dedicated to the cultivation and study of hardy, herbaceous perennials, trees and shrubs, and their incorporation into landscape and garden design. Vancouver Hardy Plant Group was founded in 1997 by a group of keen gardeners wishing to bring more internationally acclaimed horticultural lecturers to Vancouver.
About Virginia Burt
Virginia Burt, FCSLA, FASLA, creates landscapes and gardens of meaning for residential clients, healthcare facilities, and academic and governmental organizations. Virginia graduated with honors from University of Guelph in 1985 and worked in offices in Aspen, Colorado and Toronto, Ontario before founding Virginia Burt Designs in 1996. Virginia’s love of the land, the inspiration for her work, began early in her life. Growing up on an apple farm Virginia developed a passion for being outside and understanding the rhythms of nature. For more than 30 years, Virginia’s design philosophy has reflected these roots, enabling her to create gardens and landscapes that reveal their natural context and sensitively reflect and support those who use them.