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Charlotte Albers

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Seminar Topic: Hidcote Manor and Gardens of the Cotswolds

Date & Time: March 29, 4:30pm

England’s Cotswolds region is home to some of the most famous estates in the world – Hidcote Manor, Kiftsgate, and Barnsley House, home of legendary designer Rosemary Verey – are some of the properties you’ll see. Lush borders, fountains and pools, topiary, vegetable plots, roses, flowering vines and more – come get easy tips on how to create a romantic English country garden with design pro Charlotte Albers and learn how these public sites are modelling sustainable landscape practices and promoting biodiversity.


Charlotte is a freelance garden writer, designer, and public speaker. She studied botany and plant taxonomy at the U.S. National Arboretum, holds certificates in Horticulture and Landscape Design from the USDA Graduate School in Washington, D.C. and completed the Master Gardener program through Virginia Cooperative Extension.

She has been an education consultant to the American Horticultural Society and the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, worked in public horticulture as an environmental educator, and currently serves as curator of the Pollinator Garden, a display garden designed as an outdoor classroom at the University of Vermont’s Horticultural Education, and Research Center in South Burlington.

Her work has appeared in The American Gardener magazine, Design New England, Seven Days, Vermont Life, and The Burlington Free Press, and can be found on the Houzz website at the link below.

Through workshops and classes she explores the art of the garden and promotes sustainable landscape design through her talks and projects. To learn more about gardening in the Northeast, follow her on HOUZZ and on the new Paintbox Garden Journal.


Charlotte Albers

10 Heritage Lane

Shelburne, VT 05482

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