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Practical Organic Gardening
March 17 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 amFree
Mark Highland, the Organic Mechanic, will share practical methods of organic gardening that will make your garden greener, encourage beneficial insects, protect pollinators, and build healthy soils for all gardens. This will be a top to bottom overview of the organic garden, from veggies and herbs to flowers and trees. Attendees will leave knowing practical principles of organic gardening and have plenty of tips to make their gardens shine in 2018!
It was on a beautiful piece of Illinois farmland that Mark pushed his first shovel into garden soil. After he “grew up”, Mark focused his M.S. degree studies in the Longwood Graduate Program on compost and potting soil. After the Longwood Graduate Program, Mark started The Organic Mechanic Soil Company, LLC in in 2006. Mark has served as a consultant for the EPA and the Institute for Local Self-Reliance, and recently received the Young Professional Award from the Perennial Plant Association.
This event is a part of our 2018 Spring Flower Show: Gardens That Work education schedule! Click here to see what else is going on during the Flower Show.
This event is FREE, but let us know you’re coming! Pre-register below or register in store.
Online registration is open until 5pm the Friday prior to the event. After that, please call 410-798-5000 to ask about space availability and to register over the phone. Thank you!