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5/10/12

Sustainable Landscaping (Manhattan Beach Botanical Garden event)

When: Saturday, June 16, 2012 10:00a-11:00a
Where: Manhattan Beach Botanical Garden Amphitheater map
1236 N Peck, Manhattan Beach (west side of Polliwog Park)
Cost: Free
Mimi Andersen, Garden Magic
Mike Garcia, Enviroscape
Are you interested in creating beautiful and environmentally sound, climate appropriate landscapes that use less water, create less pollution, and provide habitats for wildlife? These local landscapers will share their knowledge and experience gained creating numerous
earth-friendly gardens in the South Bay. Discussions will include: Irrigation/rainwater harvesting methods for zero runoff; gardens that pay for themselves over time; lawn removal and reduction; urban habitat and pest management; the right plant choices; choosing nontoxic materials and the fossil fuel cycle; using recycled and local materials; and design mistakes to avoid. Prior registration required. Contact Julie Gonella at (310) 546-1354 or Julie@manhattanbeachbotanicalgarden.org. Leave your name(s), class request(s), number of people attending and phone # when calling.

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