Posted on: July 5, 2016 | Written By: Doug Oster |
Phipps and Penn State Extension Bite into Edible Landscaping
Summer Short Course brings nation’s leading experts to teach local gardeners.
Pittsburgh, Pa. — On Thurs., July 14, Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens and Penn State Extension will present Summer Short Course: The Edible Landscape, featuring nationally renowned gardening expert Dr. Lee Reich as part of Phipps’ dynamic adult education program. Ideal for both professional and home gardeners, this day of lively and informative lectures will cover a variety of topics related to adding delectable flair to the garden.
Dr. Reich started his career with soil research for the USDA and Cornell University, and then turned his focus to writing, lecturing and consulting. He has written articles for publications such as The New York Times and Fine Gardening, authored many books and pens a bimonthly column for Associated Press. At Summer Short Course, he will cover:
Held from 8 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. in the Special Events Hall at Phipps Conservatory, the Summer Short Course: The Edible Landscape with Dr. Lee Reich includes coffee, lunch and all lectures at the cost of $105 per person. Reservations are required in advance of the event and can be made online at phipps.conservatory.org or by calling 412/441-4442, ext. 3925.