Combining the skills of filmmaking with garden design, Andrew takes his audiences on a highly visual journey into the creation of his Ecological Landscapes. Incorporating dynamic photographs, detailed images of his designs, as well as time lapse videos showcasing his gardens come to life.
• Garden Club Federation Landscape Design School of Massachusetts
• Garden Club Federation Landscape Design School of Connecticut
• Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts Central Regional Meeting
• Framingham Garden Club
• Natick Garden Club
• First Parish Church, Framingham
• Framingham Public Library
Edible Forest Gardens and Beyond
• 45min -1 hr 15 min
• Intro on Ecological Design Principals and Goals
• The Suburban Reformation and why suburbia is an exciting and important place for great change in the landscape.
• Case Study 1: Creation of a Public Edible Forrest Garden. A garden designed with Massachusetts natives, provides perennial food for humans and wildlife, pollinator food and habitat, and passive rainwater harvesting features. Begins with the site’s blank slate and continues through the site analysis, design, and build phases of the project.
• Case Study 2: Creation of a Private Edible Forrest Garden. Discussing the reclamation of a private residence overrun with bittersweet and poison ivy and how we transformed that into a garden that supports humans and wild life alike.
• Case Study 3: Native Reformation. A walk through of the creation of a landscape that went from standard ornamental exotic plants, into a native plant based garden designed to support wildlife.
Edible Forest Gardens and Beyond Presentation Preview
Suburban Meadow will focus on bringing meadows into the suburban landscape and how to design and create beautiful, natural, and functionally important gardens for our pollinators.
Available late 2019/early 2020.