PROGRAMS

 

I welcome invitations to share my horticultural knowledge. Each presentation is designed to meet the needs of the audience, whether landscape professionals or garden enthusiasts. Selected topics include:

 

 

  • Designing California Native Gardens

  • Creating Wildlife Habitat Gardens

  • Re-imagining the California Lawn

  • An Embarrassment of Riches: Choice CA Natives

  • Landscaping with Ornamental Grasses

  • Indulging Our Senses in the Native Garden

  • Out of the Wild & Into the Kitchen: Edible Native Plants

  • Sustainable Garden Design

  • Enhancing Aesthetic Appeal: Design & Maintenance Tips

  • Gardening in Dry Shade: From Trade-offs to Payoffs

  • Pruning Demystified: Techniques for CA Native Plants

  • Moonlit Gardens

 

 

EVENTS

 

   Upcoming

  • Beyond California Native Plants for the Garden, California Horticultural Society, February 15, 7:00 pm

  • Designing Gardens in Harmony with Nature, California Native Plant Society, Orange County Chapter, February 18, 7:00 pm

  • Welcoming Wildlife into the Designed Landscape, Marin Master Gardeners, March 9, 2021

   Recent

  • Welcoming Wildlife into the Designed Landscape, California Native Plant Society, Channel Islands Chapter, Bringing Habitat Home, December 9, 2020

  • Designing Gardens in Harmony with Nature, Los Angeles Biodiversity Symposium, cosponsored by Association for Professional Landscape Designers, Greater Los Angeles Chapter and Los Angeles Sanitation, November 18, 2020

  • Welcoming Wildlife into the Designed Landscape, Santa Monica Mountains chapter of California Native Plant Society, Nov.  10, 2020

  • Tried, True, & Tempting, Too: California Native Plants for Los Angeles Gardens, Theodore Payne Foundation, October 23 and 30, 2020