In the second half of the workshop, she will review 5 gardens submitted by students and discuss what can be done to make it more pollinator friendly.
If you are interested in submitting your garden, please email the following to Julia no later than 1 week prior to the class: @ JLo@tylerarboretum.org
3 electronic photos of your garden area that shows what else is growing there, where it is located (ie. close to driveway, slope etc).
Description of your growing conditions: shady, sunny (minimum of 6 hours of direct sun), morning sun only, afternoon sun only; wet soil as it is a low spot; lots of trees
Selection will be based on the completeness of the submission and type of challenge.
Registration is required, this is a free event, donations are appreciated but not required.
Julia Lo Ehrhardt is the Community Outreach Manager at Tyler Arboretum and engages volunteers, interns and groups with mission related topics. She has over 28 years of experience in the public garden field which includes directing the Anderson Japanese Garden, directing the School of Professional Horticulture at the New York Botanical Garden, and managing outdoor horticulture at Baywood Greens and Longwood Gardens. She has also taught college level horticulture at Cecil Community College. Most recently, she was the Director of Visitor Experience at Mt. Cuba Center where she managed the tour programs and visitor services. Julia earned a B.S. in Ornamental Horticulture from the University of British Columbia and a M.S. in Public Horticulture from the University of Delaware, Longwood Graduate Program.