Sustainability Symposium: From The Ground Up 2016

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Cleveland Botanical Garden says
Awaken from your winter slumber and join us for our 11th annual Sustainability Symposium where we’ll learn about sustainable gardening and horticulture practices beginning with soil as the foundation for healthy landscapes.

Follow a cycle of growth from the ground up and gain ideas for improving landscapes in regards to turf, trees, perennials and garden beds, attracting beneficial pollinators, utilizing and protecting water resources, and understanding composting practices.

Registration includes Garden admission, morning refreshments, lunch, access to exhibitor resource area, book signings with Diane Lewis, MD and Kim Flottum, and limited free parking in the attached garage.

Member: $75
Non-member: $100

This year's presenters and general topics include:

SUCCESSFUL SOILS
Jacqueline Kowalksi, MA, Extension Educator, Agriculture and Natural Resources
The Ohio State University Extension

THE GREAT HEALTHY YARD PROJECT, OUR YARDS, OUR CHILDREN, OUR RESPONSIBILITY
Diane Lewis, MD, Founder of the non-profit organization The Great Healthy Yard Project, and author of the book by the same name.

TREES ARE THE ANSWER
Joanna Thomas
Gardenscapes by Joanna, LLC

DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS ABOUT RHODODENDRONS
Stephen Krebs, Ph.D., Director, David G. Leach Research Station
The Holden Arboretum
ENOUGH GOOD FOOD
Mr. Kim Flottum, Editor
Bee Culture Magazine

COMPOST FROM THE GROUND UP
Diana Sette, Green Corps Youth Manager
Cleveland Botanical Garden

WHAT SUSTAINABILITY MEANS TO YOU: SUSTAINABLE LAND USE AND THE FUTURE OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
Mr. Brooke Furio, Section Chief, Region 5 Cleveland Office
United States Environmental Protection Agency
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By: Cleveland Botanical Garden

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