Where: Tankersley Hall, 415 Forest Avenue Laguna Beach, CA 92651
Slow Food Orange County is pleased to present well known author, and expert on Southern California year round gardening, Pat Welsh, who will be speaking on Growing Great Cool Season Veggies, the Organic Way.
Pat is an advocate of organic gardening and the author of Pat Welsh’s Southern California Gardening: A Month-by-Month Guide which currently is number #4 under Gardening & Landscape Design -> By Region -> West on Amazon.
Southern California's mild climate allows us to grow and enjoy edible gardens year round and Pat is well versed in teaching how to create and maintain a home garden.
The talk will focus on gardening in the cooler seasons and will be followed by a question and answer session during which the audience can ask advice on planting and growing a fall or winter garden in our Orange County area. After the talk Pat will be selling and signing her very popular books.
Pat is an Emmy-award winning garden-writer and author of many books including Pat Welsh’s Southern California Gardening: A Month-by-Month Guide. Welsh’s professional horticultural career began in the mid-1970’s teaching courses in home gardening at UCSD Extension and Miracosta College. She’s written countless articles and columns and hosted over 500 television segments and videos. She is an Emmy-award winning garden writer and was the first Garden Editor of San Diego Home/Garden Magazine. She also hosted two garden videos for Better Home and Gardens and instructed many in demonstrations on HGTV.
Always a popular speaker this event is sure to sell out so purchase your tickets early.
Tickets are $20-$22
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The event is sponsored by Slow Food Orange County and the Laguna Beach Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
All proceeds will honor the students of Laguna Beach with American History Scholarships and Good Citizen Awards and will also benefit community garden and artisan food projects in Orange County.
Slow Food Orange County is a local chapter of an international member-supported non-profit organization. Its aim is to spread food culture, to develop sensory and taste education, to protect biodiversity and to promote good, clean, fair food for all.
DAR is a not-for-profit, non-political volunteer women's service organization dedicated to preserving American History through better education and promoting patriotism.
Slow Food Orange County Events Chair