AUTHOR TO PRESENT
SUSTAINABLE GARDENING TRAINING
GARDENS, Clermont, FL
Ginny Stibolt author of
"Sustainable Gardening for Florida"
will continue the Spring Gardening
held at B.B.Brown's Gardens
on Saturday, April 3rd from
10:30am until 2:00pm
Ginny Stibolt, a life long gardener
with MS degree in Botany, moved to northeast Florida in 2004. Her
previous experience and education did not help one bit when she
tried her hand at Florida gardening. She started writing her popular "Adventures
of a Transplanted Gardener" columns and now she's
written a book about Florida gardening utilizing easy, money saving
projects that help to reduce Floridans' collective
Nominated for 2009 American Horticultural
Society's "Book of The Year Award" this is a must have for any
individual or community concerned about making a positive environmental
impact on our state while beautifying our communities.
to be presented:
10:30am to 11:30am: Saving
Time and Money with more Sustainable Landscaping. Learn ways to: Have a minimal impact
on the environment; Make the best use of available resources; Increase
habitat for wildlife; Prevent damage to infrastructure; and Prepare
for disasters such as hurricanes, fires, and drought.
11:30am-1:00pm: Brown Bag lunch and general discussion with opportunity for book
purchase and signing.
1:00pm-2:00pm:Keeping Rainwater on your
property with Rain Gardens and Rain Barrels Reduces Water Pollution. Rain
gardens are planted in swales or low places in the landscape that
are designed to capture stormwater and hold it until it percolates
into the ground. Learn about rain garden design and good rain garden
plants: ones that can tolerate standing water and also drought.
of $5.00 per class with RSVP as class size is limited.
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