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Victoria is available to speak on a variety of topics, many of which are archived & not listed here. Since 2004, she’s been a professional speaker/teacher/presenter at botanical gardens, garden clubs, country clubs, master-gardener classes, churches, and community organizations.
Contact her to schedule a presentation or to request more info.
The historical and present-day uses of plants as herbs as illustrated by 14 parts of a plant.
Asphidity bags and water witching and murder weapons...oh my!
Award-winning plants for superior performance in the Southeastern states,
including a discussion of GA Gold Medal Plants.
The anatomy of a flower,
which may be more intricate than you'd think.
Differences between heirloom vs. hybrid flowers and vegetables,
including a discussion of growing techniques.
Backyard farming on a postage-stamp subdivision lot
from a veteran farmers' market vendor of seven years who's done it.
How to remove certain toxins from the air in your home or office with the help of certain houseplants,
including data from research-based scientific studies.
How the NASA space program introduced a new series of African violets -- they're out of this world!
Including complete how-to info for growing and propagating African violets.
How to design unique terrariums for indoor growing.
Learn how to create personalized terrariums as beautiful living accents for your home or office.
A uniquely Southern gardening perspective,
including anecdotes, a discussion of Southern heirloom & native plants and their proper garden placement.
Funny plant names and the true stories behind them,
including kudzu, asphidity bags, poke sallet, and frog-in-a-blender.
Learn the Victorian meanings assigned to flowers as a method of silent communication,
including a demonstration of how to make a tussie-mussie.
Find out how to shop in the produce department for unusual seed/plant sources,
which you can take home and grow.
Frugal gardening techniques from a lifelong cheapskate,
and you won't believe some of these.
How learning some basic Latin can help you decode plant scientific names, including
plant characteristics (such as leaf shapes and flower colors), country of origin, and more.
Phytopathology (the scientific study of plant diseases), including
disease identification and control for landscape plants as well as houseplants
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