8:00 AM08:00

The Organic Mechanic, Mark Highland

Mark Highland will answer questions on the use of organic soils and fertilizers, fighting bugs naturally, and using water ecologically.

He will also answer questions about and sign copies of his new book, Practical Organic Gardening.

Mark Highland, “The Organic Mechanic,” owns and operates The Organic Mechanic Soil Company. With academic training in environmental horticulture, composting, and potting soil. Highland is a sought-after speaker to promote, educate, and inspire others to the many rewards of organic gardening. He has taught classes at Longwood Gardens, The Tyler Arboretum, Mt. Cuba Center, The Scott Arboretum, and Callaway Gardens. Highland has served as a consultant for the EPA and Institute for Local Self-Reliance, and recently received the Young Professional Award from the Perennial Plant Association.

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to Nov 26

Marders 42nd Annual Open House

November 24, 25, & 26 9-5 daily

Sneak Peek Wednesday, November 22nd 5-8pm join us for champagne

Friday- Sunday 1-4pm- live music

Friday- Sunday 1-3pm- Birds of Prey

Friday 11am- 1pm Friendly life size honey bee along with Mary Woltz’s bountiful bee lecture (Honey tasting to follow)

Saturday 10am- 12pm- The return of the Genesis Gospel Choir

Sunday 10am-1:30pm face painting, hair braiding and tattoos for kids

Sunday 10am-12:00pm bird lecture, bird walk- bring your binoculars

“Fill Your Bill” Children’s bird activity table presented by the South

Fork Natural History Museum

-See how we make custom wreaths and center pieces

-Traditional cakes, cookies and hot mulled cider

-See for yourself why we won Dan's Papers Best of the the Best Gold for Landscaper and Nursery.

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