Madoo in Manhattan Is TOMORROW!

Tuesday, March 19


Cassian Schmidt:
Nature as an Ecological Palette

Introduction by James Golden


The Cosmopolitan Club

122 East 66th Street, New York City

Tuesday, March 19, 2024


Lecture | 6:30 pm
Cocktail Reception | 7:30 pm

Addressing climate change is one of the most pressing needs in the horticultural world today. Cassian Schmidt, one of the global leaders in this research and the longtime director of Germany’s famed Hermannshof Gardens, will discuss the ecological and aesthetic potential of native and non-native dry habitat plant communities in regions ranging from the North American prairie to the Eastern European steppe.


$150 (10% discount for Madoo members; use your member code)


Host Committee:

Matthew Bromley, John Danzer, Judith Garson, John Hill, Victoria Munroe, Tony Piazza, Fernando Rivera, Julie Sakellariadis, Madeline Weinrib

(List in formation)

Special Thanks to Our Sponsors:

Marders, Perfect Earth Project, Tata Harper, Layer, NYC&G.

Dress Code: Business Attire, No Jeans.



Join us conversations between garden designers and photographers

at  the winter lectures at Madoo

Each lecture is followed by a reception in the historic red living room

with Bob Dash’s famous Bloody Marys!


March 24  Anna and Emilia DeMauro, Founders, DeMauro + DeMauro with Photographer Doug Young


April 7  Justin Quinn, Principal, James Doyle Design Associates with Photographer Neil Landino Jr. 


All lectures start at 12:00 PM

$25.00 per lecture, discount for Madoo members


Special thanks to Perfect Earth Project and Sagaponack Farm Distillery

Martin Architechts, Bridgehampton

Landscape: DeMauro + DeMauro

Photograph by Doug Young





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