EDIBLE LANDSCAPE WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT
What: Learn how to design and install your own edible landscape
When: Slide show March 19, 2009 / Four session workshop starting March 25, 2009
Where: Phinney Neighborhood Center, Seattle
Fee: Slide show – $30.00 / Workshop – $250.00 for four design sessions
Who Should Attend:
~ Homeowners & do-it-yourselfers looking to learn how to grow their own fruits, berries and vegetables.
~ Students looking to learn principles of sustainable landscape design.
~ Landscape professionals who want to incorporate edible landscaping into their clients yards.
Details: In this 4-part class, participants will draw an edible landscape plan customized for their yard and learn how to install basic elements of a functional garden. Two classroom sessions will introduce principles of sustainable design and help participants design their own edible landscape.
Hands-on skills will be learned in two field sessions where participants will learn how to:
Build a raised vegetable bed
Plant fruit trees and berries
Build an herb spiral
Design Sessions: March 25 & 30, 7:00 to 9:00 pm,Phinney Neighborhood Center
Field Sessions: March 29 & April 4, 9:00am to 1:00pm, location to be determined
Slide Show: March 19, 7:00pm to 9:00pm, Phinney Neighborhood Center
Facilitator:Michael Lockman, M.A. President & founder of WEdesign Inc.
A freelance writer and former adjunct professor in Antioch University’s Environment and Community program, Michael holds an M.A. in Ecological Design.WEdesign was created in 1995 to offer organic and sustainable landscaping options for home and landowners in and around Seattle.