A native of Chicago, Illinois, John Beaudry received his bachelor’s degree in Ornamental Horticulture from the University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. He is two-time international award-winning designer. In addition to managing his design firm, he has held positions with many organizations including Project Coordinator for Chicago Department of Environment and Senior Horticulturist for Chicago Botanic Garden. He is the author of Garden Sanctuary: Designing for Comfort, Wholeness and Connection. John’s expertise in garden design, installation and management has led him to from New York to California and abroad. John is a member of the International Association of Professional Landscape Designers and Garden Communicators International. He currently resides in La Mesa, California. Find John at beaudrydesign.com.
Create a More Sustainable Water-wise Garden You’ll Love
John Beaudry, Author of Garden Sanctuary, will discuss how to create a water-wise garden that feels inviting and harmonious. Beaudry will share his principles of garden design that transform spaces into much more than simply a garden. They help create places to entertain, to spend time with family, and to live life in relationship with the natural world. Beaudry will share how to use natural systems like water retention basins, swales, composting and other techniques that can be used to go beyond sustaining nature, restoring it in our own backyards. Join us for this inspiring opportunity to learn how to create a sustainable future.