Vandal Voices: The Beauty of Xeriscapes
Amsterdam Lounge (609 W Main St, Boise)
In this Vandal Voices presentation, University of Idaho professor and master gardener Susan Bell will discuss the principles used to create a water conserving landscape. Learn the seven simple steps that can make a landscape water thrifty yet colorful and attractive at the same time.
The event is free and open to the public 21+ years old.
About Susan Bell
Susan Bell is a Horticulture Educator with the University of Idaho Extension in Ada County. She teaches the U of I Master Gardener, Advanced Master Gardener, and Master Composter Programs in Boise. Bell supervises the hands-on program practicum and community service efforts of 100 trained volunteers each year. Bell is a licensed pesticide consultant with the Idaho State Department of Agriculture.
Bell graduated from Quincy University, and received two Masters’ degrees from Southern Illinois University and Oregon State University. She’s co-authored over 30 technical horticultural publications for the University of Idaho. Her past experiences include serving as a garden columnist for the Idaho Statesman and hosting weekly television gardening spots for both KTVB-TV (Channel 7) and KBOI-TV (Channel 2).
About U of I Boise
U of I Boise supports teaching, learning, research and outreach. We are uniquely suited to provide graduate programs, research and professional development opportunities in a metropolitan setting. U of I Boise is also focused on community impact, regional economic development and supporting university growth, as well as having an engaged university campus with a climate of inclusion for employees throughout Southwest Idaho.