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Gardens and Tonic: The 5 Elements of a Healthy Landscape

May 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Perennials in the traffic circle

Grab your favorite beverage and join us virtually with Jennifer Nichols, President of GreenWeaver Landscapes. Do you know the 5 elements of a healthy landscape? Learn how to look critically at your property and create a nature based landscape that works for you, while addressing environmental issues in your own back yard. Thank you for sending your landscape design questions to Julie Jenney by May 26.


Gardens and Tonic is a weekly question and answer virtual session with horticulture professionals. Join Julie Jenney from the Scott Arboretum and a featured horticulture professional each week on Thursdays at 4 pm for gardening questions, adventures, and discussion! Participants may be asked to submit photos related to their garden question before the session. Registration is free but required as sessions are limited to 25. Grab your favorite beverage and join us for what we know will be lively discussions!


Registration is required and limited to 25 people to allow for conversation. Registrants will receive an email with a zoom link to participate. Participants must have Zoom downloaded on their computer and be comfortable using it.


More about GreenWeaver Landscapes:

GreenWeaver Landscapes ( is an ecological landscape company based in Media, Pennsylvania. Our approach to landscaping is holistic, looking at each property with a goal to create and maintain beautiful, useful, and healthy outdoor spaces. Founded in 2008, we serve the Greater Philadelphia region and northern Delaware.



Jennifer has been involved in horticulture for over 20 years. In addition to owning and operating GreenWeaver Landscapes, she is an instructor at Longwood Gardens where she teaches stormwater management and landscape design. She holds a Certificate of Merit in Ornamental Plants and a Certificate of Merit in Landscape Design from Longwood Gardens. Prior to starting GreenWeaver, she was Vice President of Twin Oaks Landscaping of Fairfax, Virginia. Jennifer served on the Board of Directors of the District of Columbia Branch of the Professional Grounds Management Society in 2003, and on the Green Industry Professional Seminar Committee from 1998 to 2004.



Greg has been in professional horticulture for over 20 years. He is an International Society of Arboriculture certified arborist (MA-0510A) and a Pennsylvania certified pesticide applicator (BU10663), and is a member of the Professional Grounds Management Society (PGMS) where he served as the president in 2007. He is an active instructor in the continuing education department at Longwood Gardens. Greg started in landscaping by mowing lawns while attending George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. Upon graduation, he founded Twin Oaks Landscaping which he operated until 2004. Greg worked as Assistant Director of Facilities for Grounds at Bryn Mawr College in Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania from 2004-2008.


May 28
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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