Designing for water conservation doesn’t have to be limited or restrictive. We will begin in the morning at the Bellevue Botanical Garden with Jessi Bloom, CPH, ECP, ISA Arborist, and our own Jason Jorgensen sharing their best practices and lessons learned.
Jessi will focus on the design principles of hydrological literacy... that is both rooted in permaculture and includes Stormwater management. Topics covered include facilities, hardscape, irrigation schemes and plant communities.
Jason will focus on Summer-Dry Gardening in the PNW. This talk will cover an introduction to our NW climate, summer-dry gardening history and inspiration, suitable plant choices, planting techniques, gardens of inspiration, and Q&A.
We’ll enjoy lunch in the Botanical Garden, and then tour several private gardens in the afternoon.
Bellevue and Seattle, WA
Horticulture / Plants
Sustainable Development & Design
Water / Stormwater Management
Health, Safety and Welfare
* Learn the design principles of hydrological literacy that is rooted in permaculture and Stormwater management.
* Grasp the unique attributes of our NW climate, summer-dry gardening history, suitable plant choices, and planting techniques
* Learn how various stormwater mangament techniques have successfully mitigated sub-surface water issues in the toured gardens.
Jessi Bloom, Jason Jorgensen, Laura Kleppe
Association of Professional Landscape Designers, WA Chapter