or at least not try to defy them.
~ Paul Hawken
My upcoming Powerpoint talk is a blend of inspiration and practical ideas you can use to transform challenging sites into beautiful outdoor spaces using native plants.
In my 2 hour class I will share captivating ideas and photos that illustrate
- what combinations of native plants to use
- which drainage measures you can take
- and what design techniques you can implement
to transform any site whether it is steep or level, wooded or open, suburban or urban.
For example, the Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) that I wrote about a post about (click here) is a lovely plant with deep roots that hold loose soil together.
It looks great with butterfly weed (Asclepias tuberosa).
I will discuss:
Landscape by Johnsen Landscapes & PoolsCE-GRDN 2015 #85912