with instructor Brian Galligan, Director of Horticulture at Naples Botanical Garden.
Class Title: Inspirations in Southeast Asia
Instructor: Brian Galligan
Class Description: Brian Galligan, Naples Botanical Garden’s Director of Horticulture, will delight us with stories, facts, and photos from his botanical expedition to tropical southeast Asia! Highlights of his trip to Singapore and Thailand include Gardens by the Bay, Singapore Botanic Garden, Nong Nooch Tropical Garden and Resort, and Khao Sok National Park. Between the virgin rainforest, the world’s most comprehensive cycad collection, Singapore’s national orchid collection, and gardens filled with artful sculptures and light displays, prepare to be inspired!
Registration Deadline: Tuesday, November 19 , 5:00pm
Instructor Bio: Brian Galligan’s love for plants began early. At the age of thirteen, Brian managed his own landscape design, installation, and maintenance company. After graduating from Auburn University with a horticulture degree, Brian moved to Naples, Florida to learn a new and interesting plant palate. At Naples Botanical Garden, Brian worked with landscape architects to create the Asian, Brazilian, Caribbean, Children’s, Florida, and Water Gardens.