SAVANNAH - Nationally known landscape architect to discuss Healing Gardens, Jan 18

December 06, 2006 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
Celia Dunn Sotheby's International Realty sponsors lecture on ‘Healing Gardens’

(SAVANNAH) – Nationally known landscape architect Mary Palmer Dargan will discuss “Healing Gardens: Inspirational Techniques for Designing Gardens for Your Home Landscape” Thursday, Jan. 18. The lecture-luncheon is part of Celia Dunn Sotheby's International Realty’s “The Masterpiece Series: The perfect home is a means of self-expression.”

Celia Dunn Sotheby's International Realty created “The Masterpiece Series: The perfect home is a means of self-expression” because every home is a masterpiece. Celia Dunn Sotheby's International Realty’s Masterpiece Series will feature Savannah’s premier experts sharing their strategies for making homes more beautiful and life more enjoyable. Topics range from Southern silver to Oriental rugs.

Dargan Landscape Architects has designed gardens for fine residential properties, historic homes, museums, botanical gardens and historic sites nationwide. Their projects have been featured on Home & Garden Television, in major books and in dozens of magazines and newspapers including The New York Times. Mary Palmer Dargan was named by Southern Accents as a leading landscape architect. Dargan Landscape Architects of Atlanta has won both Regional and National Awards of Merit from the American Society of Landscape Architects.

Influential English garden-writer Penelope Hobhouse featured one of their Charleston gardens for inclusion in her landmark book, Garden Style; only three other American gardens were chosen. In addition to highly-regarded historic preservation projects in the United States, Dargan Landscape Architects has completed large master plans for The National Trust in England at Newark Park and at Stanway, the home of the Earl of Wemyss.

Each lecture-luncheon will be at 12 noon at the Chatham Club. Cost will be $25. To make a reservation, payment must be received by Jan. 15, 2007. Checks should be made out to CDS Lecture Series and sent to Lori Combs, Celia Dunn Sothebys International Realty, 17 W. Charlton St. Savannah, GA 31401. For more information contact Lori Combs at (912) 234-3323 or email Proceeds will benefit Savannah Music Festival and Savannah Technical College. The lecture is open to the public and you do not need to be a client of Celia Dunn Sotheby's International Realty to attend.

Other upcoming lectures:
Feb. 15
Joe Hall of Hall & Hull Architects Inc. on Hilton Head Island, S.C.
“Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Feng Shui But Were Afraid To Ask”

March 22
Holly McCullough, curator of fine arts and exhibitions for the Telfair Museum of Art, will discuss fine art.

Known for its tradition of integrity, Celia Dunn Sotheby's International Realty specializes in fine luxury residential and commercial properties in Savannah and the Low Country of Georgia and South Carolina. Founded in 1981, Celia Dunn Sotheby's International Realty is noted for outstanding service to its clients, thorough knowledge of Savannah and the South Carolina Low Country, and excellent staff, in addition to having one of the region's top property management departments. The owners are natives of Savannah who have more than 60 years' combined experience in real estate. The offices are located at 9, 13, and 17 West Charlton Street on Madison Square in Savannah and 6 Bruin Street in Bluffton, S.C.
For more information, call Celia Dunn Sotheby's International Realty at (912) 234-3323 or visit To contact the Bluffton office, call (843) 836-3900.

For more information on Dargan Landscape Architects or to see examples of their work, please visit