ROCKLAND — Rockland Public Library will present “Creating Japanese-Inspired Gardens in Maine,” a talk by Lee Schneller Sligh, on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 6:30 p.m.
Sligh will explain some of the core principles of Japanese garden design in this informative and entertaining lecture, according to the Library, in a news release. The audience will learn how plants that look at home in New England can be utilized with Japanese design concepts such as Hide and Reveal, The Beauty of Empty Space, and Borrowed Views.
Sligh is the author of The Ever-Blooming Flower Garden: A Blueprint for Continuous Color. She majored in Chinese language and literature and worked as a Japanese technical translator for ten years before starting her garden design and build business in Midcoast Maine in 1995.
The program is free and open to the public.
Rockland Public Library is located at 80 Union Street.