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Sustainable Gardening

About this event

Interested in sustainable gardening techniques and using efficient home landscaping ideas? Join author Vincent Simeone as he shares ideas for eco-friendly essentials such as composting, mulching, and planting trees during this online lecture. He makes the what, how, and why of sustainable gardening unmistakably clear: what are the best plant selections, how can you conserve water with proper irrigation, why should we plant for the long-term, the importance of fighting insects and pests, and more. This sustainable gardening lecture is your personal roadmap for green gardening.

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Hosted by

  • Team member
    Libby Rhoads Public Programs Supervisor @ U.S. Botanic Garden

  • Guest speaker
    Vincent Simeone Horticulturist, Lecturer, Author

    Vincent Simeone has degrees in ornamental horticulture from Farmingdale State College (SUNY) and the University of Georgia, and a M.P.A. in Public Admin from LIU Post. For the past 29 years he’s worked in public horticulture & manages an arboretum on Long Island. He has published 6 garden books.

U.S. Botanic Garden

Steeped in history, rich with tradition, the United States Botanic Garden (USBG) is a living plant museum that informs visitors about the importance, and often irreplaceable value, of plants to the well-being of humans and to earth's fragile ecosystems.