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.