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The Village Garden Club of La Jolla
featuring Topher Delaney
Mapping Personal + Public Sanctuaries, the Intersections of Geography with Spiritual and Cultural Practices.
  • Thursday, February 28, 2013 - 10:30am - 11:45am
  • Torrey Pines Christian Church, Hashinger Hall Auditorium,
    8320 La Jolla Scenic Drive North, La Jolla, CA
  • Open to Guests - guest fee $15
For more details, please visit The Village Garden Club of La Jolla website.
Spring 2013 Community Education Classes
Basic Landscape Design
Taught by Topher Delaney
Enjoying the landscape around your home is one of the rewards of living in the Bay Area. Topher Delaney will help demystify the landscape design process, and provide you with a method for assessing your landscape, organizing your requirements, and realizing your dreams. Come explore design ideas and learn effective ways to enhance the beauty of your garden. Learn how to integrate edible plants with ornamental plants and reduce maintenance. Topher is the director of her design/build studio, which has garnered many awards. She has been published in numerous books, periodicals and newspapers for her innovative designs.
  • Tuesdays, April 9th - April 23rd, 6:30 - 9:30 pm
  • San Mateo County Community College, 3401 CSM Dr, Building 14, Room 202 ... $99
For more details, please visit the College of San Mateo website.

Peninsula Garden Tour
Led by Topher Delaney
Join our spring garden tour of a fabulous Hillsborough garden filled with organic art as published in Sunset Magazine and Russian Vogue. Popular landscape designer Topher Delaney will teach you about grading, edible plantings, perennial plantings and ornamental plants, material selections for paving, walkways, terraces childrens play areas and retaining walls, and pool design. Explore the integration of historical and contemporary architectural elements, and the use of outdoor paint to transform the ordinary into the spectacular! Advance registration is required.
  • Saturday, May 11th, 1:00 - 3:00pm
  • Location to follow ... $39
Urban Agriculture Summit
August 15 - 18, 2012 in Toronto, Canada
Around the world people are growing food in cities! From August 15 to 18, the 2012 Urban Agriculture Summit will bring together a diversity of people that are making it happen - design professionals, community groups, social housing advocates, tenants and developers, educators, planners, homeowners, urban growers and others - to share what is working, and to discover what is possible.

Topher Delaney will be speaking on several topics at the Urban Agriculture Summit:
  • Partnerships of Alliance in Building + Maintaining Public Medicinal / Edible Educational Gardens / University of California Medical School + Seam Studio
  • The Edible Garden as Public Art... Partnerships of Alliance in funding + building + maintaining Arcimboldo's Edible Garden @ San Francisco Botanical Garden
  • Partnerships of Alliance in Real Estate / Funding / Harvesting / Marketing. The Narducci Organic Farm Napa California

Register now for the 2012 Urban Agriculture Summit, August 15 - 18 2012 in Toronto. Featuring:

  • Inspiring keynotes including Will Allen (Growing Power), Paul Lightfoot (BrightFarms), Joe Lobko (duToit Allsop Hillier) and over 75 session presenters;
  • Training / skills / professional development workshops;
  • Tours to exceptional projects and producers; and more...

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