For garden, environment, and history enthusiasts across the nation. Previous clients include: Smithsonian Institute, New York Museum of the City, The Garden Conservancy San Francisco, CA, Chicago Flower & Garden Show at Navy Pier, Chicago Botanic Garden, Millennium Park - Lurie Garden, Tri-Council Garden Clubs, Kenilworth Garden Club, The Morton Arboretum book club, Printer's Row Literary Festival, The Wildflower Society, Frank Lloyd Wright Home & Studio, Lake Forest Historical Society. etc.
Illustrated powerpoint presentation describing the beautiful gardens in American World's Fairs. New flowers, international exhibits, and legacies in cities such as St. Louis, New York, San Francisco, New Orleans, Chicago and more.
What is it like to live in a small Frank Lloyd Wright home with a landscape by Jens Jensen in a town designed by Frederick Law Olmsted? The author shares personal experiences as well as the histories of these important designers.
Victorian largesse, Arts & Crafts honesty, Modern simplicity. What design aesthetics influenced American Gardens from the mid-1800s through mid-1900s? Using Chicago as a case example, the author explores historical garden trends and their influence today.
After two decades as Senior Editor of Chicagoland Gardening magazine, here are the author's favorites. Go into the private backyards and find the tips and tricks that make gardens sensational.
The author is available to discuss your presentation needs, and customize a vibrant presentation for your group. Previous custom presentations and garden classes have included "Native but Neat gardens," "Heritage Apples," and "The Prairie Club Walks and Talks."
Available for communications or project management consulting. Freelance writing for news, features, or corporate or organization histories.
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