Jeff Epping - Sustainable Gardens: Designs for Greener Gardens

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Sponsored By: Metro Hort Group

Sustainable Gardens: Designs for Greener Gardens

Green, sustainable gardens are good for the environment and for us. They require less time, water and chemical inputs to grow, yet their success depends upon carefully analyzing site conditions and utilizing plants well-adapted to the conditions in which we plant them. Jeff will present greener garden ideas he has created at Olbrich Botanical Gardens and at Jeff Epping Design & Consulting.

Jeff Epping has been Director of Horticulture at Olbrich Botanical Gardens in Madison, Wisconsin since 1994 and both practices and preaches sustainable gardening. His projects include the 800-acre campus of Epic Systems just outside of Madison and perennial and meadow plantings at The Shedd Aquarium in Chicago. His photographs of gardens in the U.S, U.K., France and Thailand have appeared in numerous publications.