EARTHeim in 2019

2019 was a busy year for EARTHeim! Here are some things EARTHeim was a part of this past year.

OLLI ‘Gardening for the Living Landscape’

Since 2015, I’ve taught a 6 week gardening course for the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute which is a senior’s community education program through the University of Kentucky. I plan to continue it in 2020! Learn about OLLI at UK.

Native Bees Presentation Woodford Co Extension Office

I believe bees are very misunderstood, so I like teaching people about native bee species and how they live in our gardens!

LFUCG Plant By Numbers: Mailbox

This is the second series of the Plant By Numbers program. I created the planting designs for the city to use for this program. This year we did plans for mailbox gardens and street side easements. 2018 was the stream side series. Learn more about the program

Lexington Community Radio

The LexGoGreen radio hour broadcasts Mondays at 11am on 93.9FM. It focuses on various environmental issues here in Lexington. I made 2 appearances, one to talk about my GreenCheck certification and my involvement with the Environmental Citizen’s Academy. Learn about the radio show.

2019 Environmental Citizen’s Academy

A year long program, my class graduated in May. I finished my project, the Tree Care Video Guide. There were some great projects and a lot of work put into them. Read the blog post

Native Plant Sale

EARTHeim had its 3rd annual native plant sale. I have plans to have it again in 2020! Stay in the Know.

GreenCheck Lexington Certification

EARTHeim became a Silver member of this environmentally focused certification program. Read the blog post.

Paint By Nature Art Exhibit

Inspired by the Plant By Number’s program, this art exhibit was displayed at Central Library’s art gallery downtown. As a non juried exhibit, I contributed a piece this year. Learn about Paint By Nature.

TreeWeek Event hosted by Seedleaf

In its second year, Tree Week has already become a fun week long event put on by a variety of local organizations in October. At a kick off event, hosted by Seedleaf at its urban farm, I spoke about some great fall native plants you should include in your garden. Learn about TreeWeek. Learn about Seedleaf.

49th Environmental Awards

It’s amazing that this type of event has been going on for 49 years! This event recognizes people, and their projects, who have contributed to environmental efforts in Lexington. Read the blog post.