More than just living walls, vertical garden techniques can be used to turn ordinary fences into focal points, disguise eyesores – even grow vegetables! Rebecca presents highlights and images from her best-selling book Garden Up! Smart Vertical Gardening for Small and Large Spaces, as well as an overview of some of the systems available for adding a touch of living art to any garden plan.
About Rebecca Sweet
Rebecca Sweet is a garden designer in Northern California whose gardens have been featured in national magazines such as Sunset, Fine Gardening, Horticulture, Woman's Day and American Gardener, as well as local and regional publications. Rebecca has also been a radio guest on GardenLife and Martha Stewart Living and has been featured on the critically acclaimed PBS series Growing a Greener World .
In addition to designing gardens, she is the author of Refresh Your Garden with Color, Texture & Form and co-author of the national best-seller Garden Up! Smart Vertical Gardening for Small and Large Spaces, as well authored the 'Harmony in the Garden' column in Horticulture Magazine. In her Harmony in the Garden blog, Rebecca invites you further into her world of garden design, sharing tips, amusing observations and how-to videos for both the novice and experienced gardener.
Another of Rebecca's passions is to teach gardeners how to design like professionals. Leading talks and workshops on a variety of innovative, practical and fun horticultural subjects, her goal is to bring out the "hidden artist" which she believes lives in each and every person. Seeing the creativity lightbulb go off in someone's head, and hearing a murmured 'Ah-Ha!' in the audience is her ultimate reward.
With Rebecca's engaging and informative presentations, your group will walk away enlightened and energized to try their own hand at refining and designing their gardens.