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Lorene Edwards Forkner

Editor, Pacific Horticulture, and author, Handmade Garden Projects

Author, speaker, and avid gardener and cook, Lorene Edwards Forkner pursues a garden-based life filled with seasonal pleasures, delicious flavors, and creative exploration. A small city garden in Seattle is her canvas for color play and pleasing plant combinations as well as a living workshop for her many projects; she dreams of a backyard harvest large enough to satisfy both the birds and her love of berries. Lorene is the editor of Pacific Horticulture, a quarterly magazine for that supports the power of gardens on the West Coast and beyond. She is passionate about personality-infused gardens and the beautiful, fruitful, and innovative landscapes of our region. Lorene is the author of 5 gardening titles including the bestselling Handmade Garden Projects and the Timber Press Guide to Vegetable Gardening: PNW, both from Timber Press. Previously, she was the owner/operator of Fremont Gardens, a small specialty nursery in Seattle that focused on unique plants, garden design, and supporting organic practices.

BOOKS BY THIS SPEAKER

Gardening Matters: Discover a Relationship with Nature Through Your Garden

Gardens enrich our lives, help build livable communities, and nourish this increasingly hot and crowded planet. Tending a plot of land, no matter how big or how small, puts you in a relationship with nature. Tune in to natural rhythms and everyday wonders by crafting a beautiful landscape where humans, plants, and wildlife amicably co-exist. While grounded in the garden, we’ll explore projects and practices connected to the world beyond its borders.

Friday, Feb 9 at 12:30 pm / Hood Room / Book signing to follow

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