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Available CEUs: Art & Science of Meadow Making 2.0

Live Event: October 15 at 10:00 am PDT
The webinar will be available on demand starting October 22.
by Staff

The webinar is scheduled for October 15 at 10:00 - 11:00 am PDT.

Participants with learn how to convert lawns to meadows. Lawns are, for the most part, high maintenance, wasteful, and bad for the environment. As the effects of climate change bears down on our environment, meadows and natural lawns will play an increasing role. Meadows can help with water harvesting and can play a significant role in biofiltration and bioswales.

Participants will also see a green road installation. Green roads and green parking lots are the future.

Participants will see how the speaker creates meadows and natural lawns. They will follow various meadows from before, during, and after planting. Along the way, the challenges and pitfalls of meadow making and meadow maintenance will be discussed.

The webinar will focus on the best new grasses and sedges, and point out the workhorses of successful meadows for California gardens.

• How to convert lawn into meadow.

• Learn about the best meadow grasses for California.
• This lecture will serve to help people understand the nuts and bolts of how grasses grow and how they are to be maintained.

About the Speaker:

John Greenlee
Meadow Garden Designer
Greenlee & Associates

John Greenlee was the founder of Greenlee Nursery, the oldest specialty grass nursery on the West Coast. He is the author of The Encyclopedia of Ornamental Grasses and The American Meadow Garden. John currently creates meadow gardens with his own landscape design firm, Greenlee & Associates.

John has been creating grass ecologies in public and private gardens for thirty years, such as LA's Norton Simon and the Getty Museum, Disney's Animal Kingdom in Florida, and the San Diego Zoo. He has worked as an advisor to landscape architects including Pamela Burton, Andrea Cochran, HM White Site Architects, Peter Walker and Partners, and James Corner Field Operations. He has designed private gardens for Diane Keaton, Katherine Bigelow, Ellen DeGeneres and Portia DeRossi, Ed Harris, Tea Leoni, and Steven Spielberg.

Webinar Details:
Art & Science of Meadow Making 2.0 (Live Webinar)

October 15, 10:00 am - 11:00 am PDT



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