Stephanie Rose–Award-winning author, The Regenerative Garden, Garden Made and Garden Alchemy and founder of GardenTherapy.ca
Stephanie Rose is an award-winning author, gardening expert, certified permaculture designer, herbalist, and wellness advocate. After Stephanie faced her own debilitating illness, she found solace and healing through gardening and herbs. Now, she draws on experiences from her personal journey and expert garden knowledge in her books and popular website, Garden Therapy®. Stephanie has written twelve books including The Regenerative Garden: 80 Practical Projects for Creating a Self-sustaining Garden Ecosystem (Cool Springs Press, 2022), Garden Alchemy: 80 Recipes and Concoctions for Organic Fertilizers, Plant Elixirs, Potting Mixes, Pest Deterrents, and More (Cool Springs Press, 2020), Home Apothecary (Leisure Arts, 2018), The Natural Beauty Recipe Book (Rose Garden Press, 2016), and Garden Made: A Year of Seasonal Projects to Beautify Your Garden and Your Life (Roost Books, 2015), which was a Gold Medal Winner from the 2016 Independent Publishers Book Awards (the “IPPYs”). Stephanie’s latest book, The Big Book of Botanical Crafts: How to Make Candles, Soaps, Scrubs, Sanitizers & More with Plants, Flowers, Herbs & Essential Oils was released in autumn 2022. Stephanie spends her time as an organic gardener, writer, and artist in Vancouver, BC, Canada. She is passionate about organic gardening, natural healing, and art as part of life. Stephanie lives with her kiddo, dog, cat, and 500 worms. Visit Stephanie at: https://gardentherapy.ca
Garden Alchemy: Soil Building, Compost, and Pest Management Using the Power of Plants!
This importance of having healthy soil to feed our plants—and ourselves—is becoming more and more clear. This seminar guides you through four easy pieces to growing an organic garden, with recipes and projects for building soil, composting, natural fertilizers, and managing insects/pests. Experienced and beginner gardeners who want to have more control over their garden’s care will love the practical DIY recipes using herbs, plants, and common household materials.
Saturday, Feb 18 at 1:00 pm / Rainier Room / Book signing to follow
The Regenerative Garden: Small Scale Permaculture for the Home Garden
A regenerative garden is so much more than sustainable. It’s more than resilient. Learn how and why you should transform your garden into a self-sustaining ecosystem that follows the path of nature. Stephanie will share the key components of a regenerative garden, including how to turn your space into a functioning ecosystem and help you become a better, more eco-conscious gardener.
Sunday, Feb 19 at 12:30 pm / Rainier Room / Book signing to follow