Corey Welles- April2016

Lotusland’s Sustainable Horticulture

Discussion led by Corey Welles

Plant Healthcare Coordinator, Ganna Walska Lotusland

Thursday, April 21 at 7:00 PM

FREE for Garden Members | $5 for Non-Members

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Ganna Walska Lotusland is a garden that is focused on ecological balance in Santa Barbara, CA.  Corey’s presentation will cover applied ecology and entomology, organic fertilizers, compost, mulches and other sustainable concepts that are easily applied for home gardening.

Corey Welles is a well-known horticulturalist throughout the botanic gardening world.  His twenty-five years of experience at Ganna Walska Lotusland has earned him numerous garden awards and the reputation as a leader in sustainable horticulture.  He is a graduate of the Santa Barbara City College Environmental Horticulture Program with additional studies in botany, zoology, ornithology, entomology, marine biology and leaf litter analysis.  Corey is certified by Soul Food Web, Inc. in compost tea production.  He is one of the leading sustainable horticulture consultants for numerous organizations including the University of California Berkley Botanic Garden, Descanso Gardens (Los Angeles), The Huntington Garden and the City of Santa Barbara. His public speaking engagements have taken Corey across the United States addressing groups on how to implement and customize sustainable systems for their landscapes.

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