Founders Lecture Series

Thursday, March 27, 2014
7 p.m., at University of Kentucky Gluck Equine Center, 1400 Nicholasville Rd., Lexington. Urban Greening Through Rooftop Gardens, Vertical Installations and Stormwater Management Speaker: Tracey Williams, owner of Greensleeves Design. Tracey Williams, a landscape designer and horticulturist based in Louisville, has more than 20 years experience in the horticulture industry. She specializes in rooftop, vertical, and balcony gardens featuring innovative watering systems and well-adapted plantings. Her projects include gardens at Waterfront Park Place, Brown-Forman, and St. Francis School. Her work has achieved platinum LEED certification and includes native plantings, a pollinator-encouraging green roof, water catchment and irrigation systems, and vertical gardens. Cost at the door: $5; Friends of The Arboretum free. Sponsored by Friends of The Arboretum.