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Designing with Nature: Permaculture Workshop with Maria Grimaldi

July 20 - 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Purple coneflowers in a garden with a bee visiting one of the blooms.

Join Maria Grimaldi, Garden and Permaculture Consultant, to develop an understanding of permaculture design principles for your property based on nature’s perfect design. This three-hour session will give you the tools to create a 5-year plan for your outdoor living space by using nature as a guide. Please bring a map or survey of your property, if available, to use during the session, as well as a packed lunch. Handouts and tools for creating your own design will be provided.

Space is limited for the workshop and advance registration is required. Event fee is $25 for Conservancy members and $35 for non-members.

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Maria Grimaldi has over 30 years’ experience in environmental design. She finds pleasure and purpose guiding people in designing their personal outdoor spaces in harmony with nature through firsthand workshops. Maria has worked as an educator with the Horticultural Society of NY, the New York Botanical Gardens, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Cornell Cooperative Extension and the Northeast Organic Farming Association of NY (NOFA-NY). She is a Certified Permaculture Instructor by Bill Mollison, the Australian inventor of the term Permaculture.

This program is intended for adults.


July 20
10:30 am - 1:30 pm
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Delaware Highlands Conservancy
(570) 226-3164


Van Scott Nature Reserve
571 Perkins Pond Rd
Beach Lake, PA 18405 United States
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(570) 226-3164