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Hellstrip Gardening: Paradise at the Curb

Evelyn Hadden, Author and Landscape Designer
1 Session: Wednesday, May 21, 6:30–8:30pm
Location: Hunnewell Building

From coast to coast, overlooked landscapes languish in parking strips and alongside driveways and alleys. These semi-public spaces don't often support healthy lawns, but they can host thriving gardens that add beauty and provide ecological services, dramatically improving their surroundings. Though curbside gardens present many challenges, their potential rewards can tempt you to give that leftover a make-over. Evelyn Hadden will address issues such as car, foot, and paw traffic; utility and maintenance equipment; restricted root zones, contaminated soil; covenants and city regulations and present dozens of plants and ideas for increasing the green in your neighborhood. For discussion purposes, send images of successful hellstrips that you have seen, or alternatively, plantings that haven’t lived up to the challenges in advance of the class.

Fee $15 member, $25 nonmember