Class: Soil: The Solution Beneath Our Feet
This session discusses soil history, soil composition, soil health, soil’s impact on plants’ health, soil’s role in sustainability and combating climate change, and more. We will provide you with the information needed to use soil regeneration to capture carbon, reduce flooding and drought conditions, and grow healthy plants resistant to disease and stress.
Instructor Trevor Smith is the founder and Lead Designer at Land Escapes Design Inc. For 20 years Trevor has worked to improve our planet and our community through ecological landscape design and education. Trevor is a regular contributor to landscape publications; and is a frequent lecturer at industry events.
As a company, Land Escapes Design Inc. has led the way in Green Stormwater Infrastructure as well as regenerative land care throughout New England. Trevor is a LEED Green Associate, Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist, Accredited Organic Land Care Professional, Certified Rainwater Harvesting Installer, Certified Green Roof and Wall Installer, Certified Porous Pave Installer, Certified Landscape for Life Trainer, National Green Infrastructure Certified Professional Trainer.
As past President and current Board member of the Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA), Trevor and ELA work to bring vital information, resources and educational materials to the landscape design community.
Cosponsored by the Native Plant Trust.
- Penny Lewis