Brentwood - Thursday, February 13th at 6:30 pm - Publication Party! Christy Wilhelmi discusses and signs "Gardening for Geeks"
Join us on Thursday, February 13th at 6:30 pm as we welcome Christy Wilhelmi to the store to discuss and sign Gardening for Geeks: All the Science You Need for Successful Organic Gardening!
This will be her Publication Party and all are welcome to attend! Please note that this event will take place in the lower outdoor courtyard adjacent to our store.
The ultimate organic gardening resource, Gardening for Geeks provides readers with everything they need to know about designing, building, and sustaining their own garden. Filled with step-by-step processes, helpful diagrams, and expert tips on the best practices, this book covers it all for anyone who dreams of gardening, even the city dweller. Starting off with the basics and progressing into more advanced concepts for a wide scope of gardening strategies and techniques, this is a comprehensive and geeky look at your favorite hobby. Christy Wilhelmi shares her expertise to break down the biology and ecology of gardening in an easy, breezy writing style that will make you appreciate and understand gardening even more than you did before!
Christy Wilhelmi empowers people to grow their own food, to be more self-reliant, and to reduce pollution and waste, one garden at a time. Christy is author of 2 gardening books, and founder of Gardenerd, the ultimate resource for garden nerds, where she publishes information-packed monthly newsletters, weekly blog posts, and podcasts. She also specializes in small-space, organic vegetable garden design and consulting. She holds regular organic gardening classes in California, and has been a board member of Ocean View Farms Organic Community Garden in Mar Vista, California since 1999. Christy gardens almost entirely with heirloom vegetables. Between 70-80 percent of her family’s produce comes from her garden of less than 300 square feet. Her writing has appeared in Edible Los Angeles magazine, Edible Westside magazine, and Heirloom Gardener Magazine. She lives in Los Angeles, CA with her husband, six chickens, and two gardens.