“Garden Style 2018” full program:
Date: 25th August
Location: Vilnius, Lithuania, Radisson BLU Conference center (Konstitucijos pr. 20)
Language: English and Lithuania (with translation to English)
The conference theme this year is “Trends in Practise“. Take a look at the program:
9:00-10:00 Registration with welcome coffee and desserts.
10:00-10:40 Vaiva Maroziene (LT) “Design with Decorative Grasses: Best Practise”
10:40-12:00 Nic Howard (UK) “Trends as the Source of Inspiration: Ideas Worth to implement”
12:00-13:20 Break for lunch, exhibition and creative workshops.
13:20-14:50 Agnieszka Hubeny-Zukowska (Poland) “Same Plants – new Design”
14:50-15:20 Lina Puodziute (LT) „Traditional Patterns and Plants for Modern Lithuanian Garden“
15:20-16:20 Break for coffee, exhibition and creative workshops.
16:20-17:10 Aukse Dobiliene (LT) „The Story of My Naturalistic Garden“
17:10-17:40 Remigijus Zolubas (LT) “Garden Photography: Let the Garden Blossom in your Pictures”
17:40-18:30 Leonardas Mekionis (LT) “Old Shrub – New Shape”
The price is 52 Eur, including translation kit, coffee breaks, desserts and all the fun.
There is a restaurant in the same venue (lunch for special price 10 Eur), or there are restaurants in the shopping center a few steps away.
25th August evening, right after the conference – a cozy dinner with grill menu and a glass of wine. A special program will lead you to talk to designers, conference speakers and key opinion leaders here in Lithuania. I highly recommend to join this event, if you would like to get more experience out of this event, and if you wish to meet interesting people in person, for the potential to create some projects in the future. Price 35 Eur.
26th August (Sunday) – garden tour. We shell visit 3 contemporary gardens in Vilnius, guided by designers who created them. English language, 15 Eur for the 3 gardens.
27th August (Monday) – workshop with Nic Howard (UK) “Small garden – huge challenge” on designing small gardens (5000-15000 sq.m.). More about Nic who created a show garden this year in Chelsea Flower Show: website. The workshop with Nic Howard on 26th is sold out, please register to 27th August workshop.
27th August (Monday) or 28th August (Tuesday) – you choose the date – workshop with Agnieszka Hubeny-Zukowska (Poland) “Big garden – big challenges” on designing big private cottage gardens in the countryside. More about award winning landscape architect Agnieszka: website.
Small groups, challenging task from the real customer situation, work in groups and discuss the proposals for the plots. The workshop takes place in Vilnius, VU botanical park premises, from 10:00 to 16:30 h. Price 169 Eur, lunch included. If you are garden designer, architect or your work is related to gardening, it might be possible to apply 0 % VAT (the price then is 139,67 Eur).