From time to time I give talks about garden-related subjects. Topics have included "Your Garden Is an Ecosystem," "Ecological Gardening," "Reconciliation Ecology," "Organic Rose Care," and "The Polyculture Lawn."
Do Three Shrubs Make a Hedgerow? Reflections on Hedgerow Structure and Usefulness in Several Contexts: as part of the symposium Life Along the Edges – A discussion of the value of field margins, hedgerows, and buffers in the modern landscape.
March 27, Society for Ecological Restoration - Midwest-Great Lakes Chapter Annual Meeting, Chicago Botanic Garden
Past Talks and Workshops:
Native Bees in the Garden
January 31, Chicago Wilderness Wild Things Conference, UIC
Native Bees in the Garden,
August 17, sponsored by West Cook Wild Ones, Dominican University, River Forest
The Polyculture Lawn, Oak Park Art League
Oak Park Friends Meeting, Oak Park
Washington Park Conservancy, Chicago
Triton Community Horticulture Club, River Grove
Friends MCGM Meeting, Oak Park
Proksa Park Garden Club, Berwyn
Friends Illinois Yearly Meeting Annual Sessions, McNabb
Trailside Museum, River Forest