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Workshop: Vertical Gardening
June 22, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 amFREE
The Landmarks Preservation Resource Center, in a partnership with the Allegheny County office of the Penn State Extension will offer a comprehensive workshop/lecture on Vertical Gardening, by Karel Ulizio a master gardener.
This lecture is free and open to the public.
Gardeners the world over have a renewed interest in vertical gardening. Although the concept is thousands of years old, an increase in urban living has created the need for new and efficient ways to grow vertically. Living walls, tuteurs, pergolas, and wall pockets can be utilized to maximize space. Come learn what’s up in the world of vertical gardening.
About the presenter: Karel Ulizio is a 1976 University of Pittsburgh Phi Beta Kappa, Summa Cum Laude graduate in political science and economics, and a 1980 graduate of Temple Law School. She recently graduated as a Penn State Master Gardener in the class of 2012, and has been involved with all things botanical for decades. She worked in plant stores in high school, adorned every dorm room and apartment with scores of house plants, until she finally started digging in the earth itself and began creating her own gardens once home ownership was a reality. She currently spends her volunteer time at the demonstration garden in North Park, and is the Tour Coordinator for the Allegheny County Penn State Extension office.