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Container Planting Using Fall Seasonals

  • Albany Community Center 1249 Marin Avenue Albany, CA, 94706 United States (map)

On September 19th, Shawna Anderson, Nurserywoman at Orchard Nursery, Lafayette will demonstrate how to create a stunning fall container planting.  She has her own web site thrillersfillersand



Shawna Anderson is an Advanced California Certified Nursery Professional for Orchard Nursery & Florist, Inc. in Lafayette, California. Shawna has been with Orchard since 2004, however her passion for gardening began when she was growing up in Kenwood, California where she found herself keenly interested in helping her father with his one acre vegetable garden and in her mother’s beautiful flower beds. 

After spending many years in an office Ms. Anderson decided to change careers and spend the rest of her working years doing what she loves…getting her hands dirty! In 2006 Shawna completed her studies in Horticulture at Diablo Valley College and she is now responsible for caring for the four-inch perennials in Collector’s Corner. Known as the “pot diva” at the nursery for the unique container gardens that she has created.  She has written many garden articles for Orchard and given classes on container gardening at the annual Harvest Festival and garden clubs throughout the bay area.

Ms. Anderson has her own business called “Thrillers, Fillers and Spillers®” where she creates containers and gives garden consultations for many residents in the East Bay Area.

Shawna always makes time to enjoy her own garden and occasionally has time to attend meetings with her garden club, the Herb Society of America where she also serves as the Horticultural Chair. In March, 2013 she became a Certified Master Gardener.

Earlier Event: September 10
Solano Stroll
Later Event: October 17
Growing a Habitat/Pollinator Garden