Presentation in the Jam Handy Main Space, 3 – 5pm
"leslie bennett is the owner of pine house edible gardens, an oakland-based landscape design firm that creates beautiful edible gardens and productive outdoor spaces. she is co-author of the beautiful edible garden (ten speed press, 2013).
leslie designs gardens that provide as much visual enjoyment as they do harvests of delicious organic food and organic flowers and foliage for cutting. her company puts together a unique set of design, fine gardening and organic food and flower farming skills, for people who want help creating aesthetically designed, organic edible gardens. pine house offers design, installation, full service maintenance & harvesting, floristry and garden coaching services.
leslie's work has been featured in sunset magazine, c magazine, los angeles times, san francisco chronicle, and gardenista.com. visit www.pinehouseediblegardens.com
you will learn how to create your own dream garden -- you know, the one that produces delicious fresh fruits and vegetables to eat, is overflowing with blooms and foliage for arrangements to bring indoors, and that also looks so awesomely gorgeous all the time it makes you crazy inspired and happy to come home and and hang out in all weekend! using a plant palette that includes fruit trees, berries, vegetables, herbs, edible flowers, cutting flowers, and unusual foliage, leslie bennett, co-author of the beautiful edible garden, shares how to create beautiful and productive outdoor spaces. join leslie for a discussion of how to grow food and flowers beautifully at home, including designing dedicated kitchen and cutting flower gardens, and utilizing perennial edible and ornamental plants throughout your landscape for year-round beauty and harvest."