Landscape designer will speak to Shelton club

A landscape designer will be the guest speaker at the Olde Ripton Garden Club of Shelton meeting Monday, March 2 at 10 a.m. at the Plumb Memorial Library, 65 Wooster St. The public is invited to attend for a $5 donation.

Brid Craddock will give a presentation on “Flowering Shrubs for an Easy Care Garden.” Craddock is the lead designer for Growing Solutions, an all-organic design and construction firm in Fairfield County.

She holds a degree in interior design and certificates in horticulture and landscape design. Craddock is a Connecticut master gardener and founding member of the Connecticut Chapter of the Association of Professional Landscape Designers.

New garden club members are welcome and volunteers are needed to oversee community locations throughout Shelton. For details call Renee Protomastro at 203-775-6645 or visit the club's website.