Create a self-sustaining landscape with gardner Karen Bussolini

Create a self-sustaining landscape with gardner Karen Bussolini

CLINTON — Karen Bussolini has been a gardener all her lifetime and she hopes to share some of her understanding in an upcoming presentation.

She qualified as a painter and was an architectural photographer prior to specializing in yard pictures, creating, talking and eco-pleasant back garden coaching/structure.

Bussolini, also a Northeast Organic Farmers Affiliation Accredited Natural Land Care Expert, is thrilled to introduce a presentation on “Naturescaping”, by means of Zoom, at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 11, which will be hosted by the Bigelow Absolutely free General public Library.

“Naturescaping is landscaping with nature — attracting and sustaining wildlife, making use of native and effectively-adapted plants, using sources correctly, and staying away from environmental pollution,” explained Bussolini. “But it also indicates landscaping like nature. No person vegetation, waters, or fertilizes the forest or the prairie, nonetheless they survive — superbly — on their have.”

Naturescaping, also referred to as ecological landscaping, produces self-sustaining landscapes that functionality like character.

“In my presentation, I will communicate about the big-photograph of ecological thinking, the nitty-gritty how-to suggestions and pictures of sustainable yards and gardens that provide the requirements of the people today who use them, seem attractive and function as tiny ecosystems,” Bussolini reported.

Her back garden has been featured in several publications, such as Anne Raver’s aspect, “A Hillside of Feisty Beauties” in The New York Instances.

Her back garden pictures has been released in Yard Structure, Horticulture, Property Attractive, Property and Backyard, “This Aged House,” Regular Dwelling, Much better Households and Gardens, The American Gardener, Perennials, Native Vegetation, Natural Gardening, Wildflower, Country Living Gardener, McCall’s, Home, Metropolitan Residence, Yankee, The New York Instances, Structure New England, and numerous other magazines, for which she has won many Back garden Writers Association awards.

She has been the sole photographer for six garden guides and has contributed photos to hundreds of other textbooks.

“When photographing, I see the world by the eyes of a gardener and painter,” she stated.

Her garden writing has appeared in several publications, alongside with visitor website spots and newspaper columns. She has presented garden talks across the continent and has taught classes and workshops at such prestigious places as The New York Botanical Backyard garden.

In her own everyday living she is a reiki practitioner, river swimmer and member of The Kent Singers, a classical vocal ensemble.

“My eco-friendly backyard garden coaching practice is devoted to training house owners how to garden more sustainably, concentrating on developing wholesome yards that are resilient, comprehensive of life, diversity and delight,” Bussolini reported.

For much more information and facts, go to To sign-up for this zoom presentation, stop by the Bigelow Absolutely free General public Library’s web-site at,