Meadowscaping in Urban & Suburban Landscapes


Feb 27, 2014
07:00 PM until 08:30 PM


Meadows sequester carbon, retain water, filter pollutants, eliminate the need for lawn chemicals, and provide habitat.  Catherine Zimmerman, Meadow Project founder presents a convincing case for Meadowscaping. This engaging lecture is the final talk in the popular four-week Winter Lecture Series. In it, Catherine also shows you how to create a beautiful, thriving, low- cost, low-maintenance meadow habitat in your landscape. Catherine’s book, Urban and Suburban Meadows, is a stunning introduction to meadowscaping that inspires readers do away with pesticides, reduce lawns and return their land to a beautiful, natural habitat for native plants and wildlife. It will be available for purchase and signing following the lecture. For more on Catherine’s project, visit Catherine Zimmerman, an award-winning director of photography, is a documentary filmmaker who focuses on education and environmental issues. Her film credits include global warming documentaries for CNN Presents and New York Times Television, and numerous titles on sustainable topics. A fourth-generation vegetable farmer, Catherine found her passion working in her family’s organic garden. A certified horticulturist and landscape designer based in metropolitan Washington DC, she is accredited in organic land care through the Northeast Organic Farmers Association, is a regular contributing writer to Native Plants & Wildlife Gardens, and has designed and taught organic landscaping for the USDA Graduate School Horticulture program.  


10 for members, $15 for non-members


View map Delaware Center for Horticulture
1810 N Dupont Street
Wilmington, DE

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Delaware Grounds Management Association



Contact name

Helen Anderson

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New Castle County



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