Accomplished Gardening Expert Speaking on March 8th – Slow Food Fundraiser

March 3rd, 2014 by Stacey Blaschke

Emmy Award winner Pat Welsh, will speak on how to “Grow Great Organic Vegetables Year-Round, on March 8, 2014 at 10:00 am in Laguna Beach. In her talk, Welsh will explain how to choose, plant, harvest, and grow popular vegetables, and to control pests and diseases without synthetic fertilizers or dangerous pesticides. She will provide you with tips, hints, garden timing, new techniques, and old-time secrets gathered from a lifetime of growing edible crops.

Welsh’s career highlights include being the first Garden Editor of San Diego Home/Garden Lifestyles Magazine, from 1979 to 1983; host of the twice-weekly gardening segment, “The Resident Gardener,” on the local evening news of KNSD-TV, from 1981 to 1987; host of videos for Better Homes & Gardens, HGTV, and infomercials since 1990. She is currently a public speaker and lecturer on gardening.

Welsh’s books include: Pat Welsh’s Southern California Gardening: A Month-By-Month; All My Edens: A Gardener’s Memoir ; The American Horticultural Society Southwest Smart Garden, Regional Guide ; and Pat Welsh’s Southern California Organic Gardening. All these books can be found on

For a taste of her gardening advice you can view this video by Pat Welsh on Growing Tomatoes

Slow Food Orange County invites you to join us to hear Pat Welsh speak on Saturday, March 8th. For more information:

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