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Madoo Plans Winter Lecture Series in Sagaponack and ‘Madoo in Manhattan’

authorStaff Writer on Feb 27, 2024

Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack will host three winter lectures on site in the coming weeks and also has planned Madoo in Manhattan on Tuesday, March 19, with a talk from Cassian Schmidt on “Nature as an Ecological Palette” at The Cosmopolitan Club.

The theme of this year’s winter lecture series is “Capturing the Garden,” with each event featuring a conversation between a landscape designer and the photographer who documents the designer’s work.

“Guests will be treated to real behind-the-scenes look at garden photo shoots with tips on garden design and photography,” Madoo states. Each event will take place on a Sunday, with a noon start time, and each lecture is followed by a reception in the Madoo’s historic red living room with Bob Dash’s bloody Marys.

The March 3 event will include Farm Landscape Design founder Abby Clough Lawless and photographer Tria Giovan. March 24 will include DeMauro + DeMauro founders Anna and Emlia DeMauro and photographer Doug Young. The series concludes on April 7 with James Doyle Design Associates principal Justin Quinn and photographer Neil Landino Jr.

Admission is $25 per lecture, or $60 for the series.

The March 19 Madoo in Manhattan lecture will begin at 6:30 p.m., with James Golden, the creator of the garden Federal Twist in New Jersey and founder of the “View From Federal Twist” blog, introducing Schmidt.

Schmidt lives in Germany, where he is a professor for planting design at the department of landscape architecture at Geisenheim University and a professor of planting design at the Technical University Ostwestfalen-Lippe.

For 25 years, from 1998 until last year, he was the director of Hermannshof Garden, a privately owned and internationally renowned trial garden for habitat-based naturalistic perennial plantings in Weinheim, in southwestern Germany.

There, he studied New German Style planting, with stress-tolerant natural plant communities — with an emphasis on dry North American prairie, dry Eastern European steppe and native dry grassland vegetation — as models for sustainable plant combinations for the urban environment.

Schmidt will discuss the ecological and aesthetic potential of native and non-native dry habitat plant communities and the increased use of plants from drier areas in beautiful and resilient urban environments and residential gardens.

“Cassian will demonstrate that with modifications and enhancements for aesthetic and practical demands, natural models can provide a great palette for planting design,” according to Madoo.

Tickets to Madoo in Manhattan are $150.

Visit madoo.org for more information on each event.

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