SADDLE RIVER, NJ- In conjunction with Bergen Health & Life Magazine, Jacobsen
Landscape Design and Construction will be hosting the magazine's inaugural
Gardens of Bergen Tour at its new Landscape Gallery in Saddle River. The
event takes place June 12, 2011.
Participants in the Tour will join Bergen Health & Life Editor-in-Chief Jennifer
Vreeland to tour some of the most prestigious residential gardens in Bergen County.
As the highlight of the event, Jacobsen Landscape will host a post-Tour
reception at its Landscape Gallery, located in Barnstable Court in Saddle
River, including special presentations by area artists, designers and
In addition to a Bergen County garden designed by Jacobsen
Landscape, the tour will stop at gardens designed by fellow sponsors, Arapahoe
Landscape and Borst Landscape.
Among the events planned will be a display of Plein Air
paintings by artist Joe Terrone of Glen Rock, a performance by harpist
Alyssa Martini of Warwick, N.Y., and a demonstration of Garden Feng
Shui by local artist Lois Kramer-Perez.
In addition, Jacobsen Landscape designers will present
a continuation of the company's popular Landscape Education Series
for all participants of the Gardens of Bergen Tour. Designer Ben Grace will
offer a presentation on "Environmental and Rain Gardens," while designers
Carmia Schepmoes and Jessica Agnello will provide insight into how to design,
plant and maintain "Herb Gardens for Health."
"Our participation in this inaugural Gardens of Bergen?Tour
is just one of the many community events we facilitate by opening our doors to
our community," says Jacobsen Landscape founder and owner Glenn
"To host such a prestigious event gives us an opportunity to share some of our
landscape knowledge with the participants as well as expose them to our
wonderful Landscape Gallery."
For more information on the Bergen Health & Life Bergen Garden Tour: