Color & Texture in Container Design with Jen Stringer Obi

Wednesday, August 25, 10:00am-11:30am
CHS Hort Classroom
46 Windermere Blvd., Charleston, SC 29407
$20/members, $30/non-members


Join Jen Stringer Obi of Living Colors for a container garden workshop focused on achieving different looks by combining various colors and textures to satisfy every gardener’s preferences.  We will all vote on a favorite combination to be raffled off at the end of the presentation.

About Jen Stringer

Jennifer Stringer Obi is a horticulturist, landscape designer, and owner of Living Colors LLC, specializing in container gardening and seasonal color. Jen received her Bachelor’s degree in Marine Biology from the College of Charleston in ’96 and worked at SC Dept of Natural  Resources for a few years before changing careers.  In  2000, she worked at Hyams Garden Center where she learned about identification and care of different flowering plants. The following year she worked at Mulberry Plantation tending to the private  gardens and greenhouses learning of design and propagation from Beverly Rivers who became  her mentor and friend.

Jen inherited her passion for gardening at a young age, learning about plants while weeding her  Grandmother’s garden next door. This is a family passion shared with her Great Grandmothers,  Grandmothers and Mother. What started as a hobby turned into a business when Jen opened  Living Colors, LLC in 2004. She received an Associate’s degree in Agriculture, along with certificates in landscape design and management from Trident Technical College in 2005. Her work has been featured in a range of settings from private gardens to boutique hotels in historic downtown. 

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