speaking

Interested in having Nan speak to your company, group, or organization? Here are some of her more popular talks:

For Home Gardeners

Edibles

  • Incredible! Edible and Water Wise; plants that produce with little water, and water-efficient ways to grow traditional vegetables, fruits, and herbs
  • Make Your Bed, Then Plant I: Building and growing a raised bed vegetable garden
  • Sprout! How to start annual vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruits from seed
  • Gourmet Gardening - growing new, specialty, and gourmet varieties of fruits, herbs, and vegetables.
  • Landscaping with Herbs
  • Rare Fruits
  • Growing a Jewish Garden

Sustainable/Ecological/ Gardening

  • Bye Bye Grass - How to eliminate your lawn and what to plant in its place
  • Gorgeous Low Water Plants for California's Mediterranean Climate
  • 'Green' Your Garden - 10 easy steps to sustainable gardening
  • The 5-minute Waterwise Garden: Put together waterwise plant combinations in five minutes (best in a nursery setting)
  • Garden Within Your Watering Means: Big impact gardens with small impact water bills
  • Garden Treasures from Arid Mexico and the Southwest
  • Incredible! Edible and Water Wise
  • Make Your Bed, Then Plant It: Building and growing a raised bed vegetable garden
  • Sprout! How to start annual vegetables, herbs, flowers and fruits from seed
  • From Sticks to Stems The basics of starting new plants from cuttings

More...

  • A Rainbow of Salvias
  • Plentiful Poppies -- annual, perennial, shrub, and even tree poppies
  • Growing a Jewish Garden


For Landscapers, Landscape Architects, Planners and other Professional Groups

  • Promoting Community Wellness Through the Natural and Planted Landscape
  • Leaders of Change: Altering Society's Concepts of Beauty Through Public Landscapes that are Both Beautiful and Low Water.

Have an idea for at talk you'd like to hear? Let's talk about it