Karin is a contributing writer to Horticulture Magazine. She has profiled Catskill Native Nursery (November/December 2016) and has written “Shrubs in the Swim” (November/December 2017) about ornamental native shrubs that prefer moist to wet site conditions. Other articles featured a visit to the Bellar Garden, a private garden in Andes, New York (July/August 2018) and a profile of the Mountaintop Arboretum in Tannersville (November/December 2018) as well as A Fly-By-Night Garden (July/August 2019) that details how to support nighttime pollinators like moths.
Karin has given four presentations on native plants and water wise gardening at the Phoenicia Library:
This spring at the Phoenicia Library she is again teaching the five-class landscape design series entitled “Designing Your Landscape: From Vision to Reality.” The session starts Thursday, March 19th and runs for five weeks each Thursday from 6pm to 8pm. The class covers site inventory and analysis, spatial relations and scale and planting design basics including how to attract pollinators, beneficial insects and birds to your garden. To register, call the Phoenicia Library at 845 688 7811.
She is available for speaking engagements on native plants and ecological horticulture.
Speaking Fee: $80.00 per hour plus mileage if outside a 30 mile radius of West Kill. Please email for availability and more information including presentation outline and handouts.