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Speaking Engagement: Urban Agriculture

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I’ve been busy with all sorts of installations and maintenance lately, and am behind on getting the photos posted. I’m thrilled to be asked to do another upcoming speaking engagement, though! A friend and former classmate who’s involved with the San … Continue reading

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Speaking Engagement: Vertical Gardening DIY for Bromeliad Society

I’m getting lots of opportunities to speak at events and workshops lately. Love it! Tonight I’ll be putting my varied vertical gardening expertise to use as I do a presentation and demonstration at the monthly meeting of the Bromeliad Society … Continue reading

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Speaking Engagement: Permeable Hardscaping Lecture & Workshop

Another speaking engagement! On Saturday, May 16, I will be speaking once again on a topic related to coping with the historic drought: Permeable Hardscaping. My talk is being hosted by Garden for the Environment, the organic demonstration garden on 7th and … Continue reading

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Speaking Engagement: “Life After Lawn” Sustainable Lawn Replacement Workshop

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Well, I’m at it again! This Saturday, I’ll be speaking for TWO HOURS at a workshop on sustainable gardening with a focus on replacing lawns! My talk is being hosted by Garden for the Environment, the organic demonstration garden on 7th … Continue reading

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Speaking Engagement: Garden Tour and Conservation Event

On Saturday, September 20th I’ll be giving tours of the gardens at the SE Wastewater Treatment Plant (the sewer plant, in other words). Should be a fun day! These are the gardens I wrote about previously as the NoHo Garden. … Continue reading

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Botanical Illustrations on Alcatraz

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Awhile back I posted about an upcoming (at the time) reception for the Alcatraz Florilegium. Sadly, the temporary closure of the government and the National Parks put a damper on that scheduled event. Regardless of the hiccup, the Florilegium installation … Continue reading

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Engaged in Potting

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A couple of weekends ago at Flora Grubb Gardens, we had a group arrange to come in for a unique event – an engagement party potting workshop. How fun is that?! Patrick Lannan (who’s designed many gardens I’ve planted) and … Continue reading

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Alcatraz Florilegium

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By now, all y’all know I have a special fondness for the Gardens of Alcatraz, and post something every time I go out there. Why, even my banner above is me in my Garden Docent hoodie. 🙂 I volunteered out … Continue reading

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Portola Garden District Tour 2013

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The Portola Garden District Tour for 2013 has been set! It’s scheduled for later this month – Saturday, September 28th, 10am-3pm. Tickets are $25 each/$40 for two. Visit their official website, and Like their Facebook page. You can purchase tickets … Continue reading

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Garden Bloggers’ Fling (and Myriad Distractions)

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I’ve been remiss in my blogging efforts on this here blog. The first five months of this year, I was blaming it on my English 1A class, but now that I’ve completed that, I haven’t exactly picked up the pace … Continue reading

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