Come learn the basics of how to integrate chickens into your garden, starting with chicken raising mythbusters. Design a habitat that will benefit both you and them. Jessi Bloom, the author of Free-Range Chicken Gardens, will also share her favorite top 10 chicken garden plants.
Easy Peasy Edibles: Plant once and enjoy the harvest for years
Jessi Bloom is an award-winning landscape designer whose work emphasizes ecological systems, sustainability and self-sufficiency. She is a certified professional horticulturalist and certified arborist, as well as a longtime chicken owner with a free-ranging flock in her home garden.
Owner of Pacific Northwest-based landscape design-build firm N.W. Bloom EcoLogical Landscapes, Bloom has been praised as an innovator in sustainable landscape design.
Recognition for her work includes awards from the Washington State Department of Ecology, the American Horticultural Society, Pacific Horticulture magazine, Sunset, 425 magazine, the Washington State Nursery and Landscape Association, the Washington Association of Landscape Professionals, and the Northwest Flower and Garden Show, including gold medals and the People’s Choice award.
Visit www.nwbloom.com for more information.