“Why wouldn’t you?” Organic Landscapes event @ Marin Art and Garden Center
Sep 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

Marin Art & Garden Center AND YardSmartMarin are co-sponsoring Why Wouldn’t You? A Presentation about Toxin-Free Landscapes on September 26th.

See PDF flyer here:

Edwina Presentation

We are very excited about this evening with Edwina von Gal where YardSmarMarin is participating and coalition members are invited guests. There will be interesting groups attending with Edwina – representatives from Kew Gardens in the UK who are already doing high-level conservation and others engaged in philanthropic and environmental work. Please see the attached details (included 2 formats for sharing) and consider joining in the night as a guest.  MAGC would like our help with outreach, so please share the attachment within your channels, on your social media, NextDoor, etc. Thank you!


Background on Edwina von Gal:

Edwina von Gal, the presenter, is a landscape designer based in East Hamptons, NY. She is the founder of Perfect Earth Project, a non-profit “promoting toxin-free lawns and landscapes for the health of people, their pets, and the planet”. Edwina focuses on sustainability, natural landscapes, and the use of native species. She is also the founder of The Azuero Project whose mission is to preserve, protect and promote healthy communities.


The Evening and How to RSVP:

There will be a wine and light appetizer reception for all those attending, and a buffet dinner following the presentation for guests only. Please RSVP directly if you would like to attend: 415.455.5260 and please share the attached notice with the general public. If you would like an introduction or audience with Edwina, please email me. This may be possible ahead of the event.   Jennifer Gauna,

Learn Basic Backyard Composting! Get down and dirty – for your yard and the planet. @ Paradise Beach Park
Sep 30 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Composting, the mystery of gardening! Join us and learn how to compost using kitchen and table scraps, dry and moist plant material, and other waste to create nutrient-rich organic matter. Compost will improve your soil and plant growth, while at the same time reducing the waste in our landfills.
The Speaker: Joan Irwin, is a UC Marin Master Gardener
Cost: Free
Parking: A parking fee is not required to enter the park for this event.
Sponsors: UC Marin Master Gardeners and Marin County Parks
Sat, Sep 30, 10:00 AM – 11:00 AM at Paradise Beach Park, 3450 Paradise Drive, Tiburon, 94920
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• You can also schedule a free water-wise gardening evaluation.
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