Mt Cuba Center
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Mt. Cuba Center evaluates native plants and related cultivars for horticultural and ecological value.

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Mt. Cuba conserves and stewards more than 1,000 acres including meadows, forests, streams and riparian corridors.

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February 24, 2024 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm


Edible Landscaping Using Permaculture (Online)

Imagine a yard where trees are dripping with fresh fruits, shrubs are bejeweled with delicious berries, and gourmet mushrooms sprout in the shade. Join author and edible landscape designer, Michael Judd, in an exploration of combining form, function and production in your edible and ecological landscape. This fundamental presentation is for the budding gardener and experienced green thumb alike, full of creative and easy-to-follow designs that guide you to having your yard and eating it, too. This program is part of the Mt. Cuba Lecture Series.

This program takes place online Saturday, February 24th, 2024.

About the Instructor:
With personality and humor, permaculture designer and master grower and author of Edible Landscaping with a Permaculture Twist, Michael Judd translates the complexities of permaculture design into simple self-build projects, providing details on the evolving design process, materials identification, and costs.

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