Stroud to lecture at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Published 12:31 am Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Andalusia native DeJuan Stroud will be among the presenters at the fifth annual Antiques at The Gardens slated for Friday, Oct. 1 through Sun., Oct. 3 at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens.

Stroud is a well-known floral arranger and event planner who now calls New York City home. His event design firm, DeJuan Stroud, Inc., is in Manhattan’s Tribeca district. His work has been the subject of articles published in The New York Times, Martha Stewart Weddings, Southern Accents, Modern Bride, House Beautiful, House & Garden, Grace Ormond Wedding Style, New York Magazine, Elegant Bride and People Magazine.

His lecture “Fearless Flower Arranging and Effortless Entertaining” is sponsored by Red Diamond. Stroud takes the stage at 10:30 a.m. Tickets are $25 and are available from

Birmingham Botanical Gardens is Alabama’s largest living museum with more than 10,000 different plants in its living collections. The Gardens’ 67.5 acres contains more than 25 unique gardens, 30+ works of original outdoor sculpture and miles of serene paths.