Mark Highland: Practical Organic Gardening

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PRACTICAL ORGANIC GARDENING

Listen to the Big Blend Radio interview with Mark Highland “The Organic Mechanic” who from seeds to lawns, and native plants to soil care, discusses his content in his new book, “Practical Organic Gardening: The No-Nonsense Guide to Growing Naturally,” a comprehensive guide to organic gardening practices that focuses on hands-on, up-to-date information and high-quality visual information.

 

Practical Gardening” is a modern, eminently useful, and complete visual guide to growing organically. From the make-up of soil, to fighting bugs naturally, and using water ecologically, plus the many health benefits of organic gardening, author Mark Highland explains organic gardening from top to bottom through engaging text and appealing graphics. Filled with how-to projects and illustrated by step-by-step photography, this is a hands-on, get-your-fingernails-dirty look at long popular gardening techniques updated for a modern age.

 

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 at garden centers, trade shows, and similar venues 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, Callaway Gardens, and speaks regularly at public events like The Philadelphia Flower Show, as well as to numerous garden clubs. 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. www.OrganicMechanicSoil.com

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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 at garden centers, trade shows, and similar venues 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, Callaway Gardens, and speaks regularly at public events like The Philadelphia Flower Show, as well as to numerous garden clubs. 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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