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May 4, 2021 @ 1:30 pm2:30 pm EDT


For all those interested in eco-friendly landscaping, this 60-minute webinar will present an overview of why and how to plan and plant with nature, not against it. Edwina von Gal, landscape designer and founder of Perfect Earth Project, will explain some simple basics for designing and caring for properties that are beautiful, full of life, and need no harmful and expensive chemicals to thrive. Bring your questions for the Q&A! Here are some of the points that Edwina will touch on during the webinar:

  • Human health and environmental benefits of whole and healthy chemical-free landscaping
  • The importance and ease of landscaping with, not against, nature: the ecoregion approach
  • Basic site analysis and design for low-care, high-functioning landscapes
  • Basic best practices for whole and healthy landscapes
      • Soil health–food web
      • Biomass and composting
      • Plant selection
      • Watering
      • Pest management (weeds, insects, fungi)
      • Mowing, pruning and clipping
  • Maximum potential with minimum input: less stress
      • Habitat
      • Native plants – biodiversity, ecosystem services
      • Gardens for pollinators, birds, and year-round beauty
  • Resources: where and how to get good advice and assistance

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May 4, 2021
1:30 pm – 2:30 pm EDT
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Rodale Institute