Program Type:Author Event
How do you make a garden that is good? More importantly, how do you make a garden that is good for the planet? Join Chris McLaughlin, an expert gardener with 40 years of experience, as she delivers a guide for gardeners on how to cultivate regenerative, sustainable gardens that mimic nature. With practical tips and tricks, she will show you how your home garden fits into the larger ecosystem and how using sustainable techniques, common sense, and patience can create a garden that’s good for people and the planet.
Learn about permaculture and French intensive gardening, and how to effectively water your plants for success. Build community and support, learn about your local ecosystem and microclimate, and discover what's behind the gardener's motto, choose the right plant for the right place.
Foster a sense of meaning in your garden, whether the goal is to reduce food miles by growing summer veggies or meet neighbors who also care about the planet through a seed swap. Find out how you can grow a garden that restores and replenishes yourself as well as the earth.
About the Presenter
Chris McLaughlin has been gardening and studying plants for over thirty-five years. She’s the author of eight previous books: The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Composting, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Heirloom Vegetables, Hobby Farms: Small-Space Rabbit Keeping, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Small-Space Gardening, Vertical Vegetable Gardening, A Garden to Dye For, Growing Heirloom Flowers, and Raising Animals for Fiber.