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In a world where climate concerns, water quality, and invasive species are paramount, thoughtful landscaping takes center stage. Join author and horticulturist Brie Arthur as she explains the art of creating a foodscape that merges native plants with your beloved seasonal food crops. The best organic practices are explored, and earth-friendly maintenance strategies take center stage. Delve into the realm of native edible plants, unlocking their secrets and the pollinators they beckon for the vital task of ecological restoration. This class isn’t just about gardening; it’s about transforming landscapes into powerful solutions. Embrace a future where every corner of your property becomes a purposeful space that champions sustainable practices.

Fees: Member $25, Non-Member $30

All programs are subject to change. Pre-registration through our website is required.

Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden strives to be a Garden for all and we are committed to offering diverse adult learning opportunities that are inclusive and accessible to all learners. If you would like to request an accommodation to support your participation in an adult learning opportunity at the Garden, please contact [email protected] or call 804-262-9887 x328 and we will make our best effort to help.

Register Member $25

Register Non-Member $30

Saturday, June 29, 2024
10:30 am - 11:30 am
Event Details

This class will be offered virtually via Zoom. A Zoom link will be shared with all students at least one day prior to the class. Access to a recording of the class will be shared with students within two days after the class has occurred. The recording will be available for 30 days after the class.

Brie ArthurAbout the Instructor

Brie Arthur, a renowned bestselling author and horticulturist, captivates audiences with her dynamic presentations and innovative gardening advice. Hailing from southeastern Michigan, Brie honed her skills in Landscape Design and Horticulture at Purdue University, amassing over two decades of expertise. An advocate for consumer horticulture and home gardening across America, she authored “The Foodscape Revolution” and “Gardening with Grains,” while also contributing to the Emmy-winning PBS program, “Growing a Greener World.” Brie’s role as an ambassador for Soil3 organic compost underscores her commitment to sustainable practices, showcased through her YouTube channel, “Brie The Plant Lady.” As a representative of the International Plant Propagators’ Society Southern Region, she connects with global horticulture professionals. Recognized by the American Horticultural Society, Brie earned the inaugural Emerging Horticultural Professional Award for her dedication to inspiring a new gardening generation. A fervent garden communicator, Brie curates a diverse array of programs for live and virtual events, embodying her passion for fostering green connections.