Shizue Pleasanton will be the featured speaker when the Long Hill Garden Club meets on Monday, Nov. 25, at the Trumbull Library. The meeting begins at 11:30 a.m., and the program will start at 12:45. Her presentation, “Ikebana,” is expressing your thoughts through live plant materials.

When a single flower resonates with our hearts, it brings the circle of happiness and sensation. Connecting with people, the feelings enshrined in Ikebana expand forever. The excitement of Sogetsu Ikebana lies in the fact that expression will be different depending on time or place in spite of using the same container and material. Arranging flowers means to put your heart into your creation.

Pleasanton started her classical Ikebana studies in Japan. She went on to study Sogetsu and contemporary Ikebana. She has taught and displayed her work at numerous venues throughout the world. Five drawings for the components from each design featured in the program will be held. There is a $10 guest fee.

For further information contact Leslie at 203-892-5644.