April 6, 2022

'The Urban Garden: 101 Ways to Grow Food and Beauty in the City’ Will Be Featured in Online Talk Presented by Silver Spring Town Center, Inc., on Wednesday, April 13

The new book, The Urban Garden: 101 Ways to Grow Food and Beauty in the City, will be the subject of an online talk presented from 7-9 p.m. on Wednesday, April 13. The event featuring the book’s co-authors, Kathy Jentz and Teri Speight, will be presented by Silver Spring Town Center, Inc.

To register to participate in the webinar, go to Meeting Registration - Zoom. The Urban Garden: 101 Ways to Grow Food and Beauty in the City is about small-space gardening solutions. Whether you want to grow on a balcony, rooftop, front stoop or a tiny urban patio, it talks about turning growing dreams into reality. It seeks to help people build a unique garden that showcases personal style while still being functional and productive.

Kathy Jentz is editor and publisher of the award-winning Washington Gardener magazine and hosts the popular GardenDC Podcast. She is also the editor of the Water Garden Journal (IWGS), The Azalean (ASA), and Fanfare, for the local daylily society.

A life-long gardener, Kathy believes that growing plants should be stress-free and enjoyable. Her philosophy is inspiration over perspiration.

Currently, she is president of the Silver Spring Garden Club and is on the board of several other garden clubs and organizations.

Teri Speight is a native Washingtonian who is rooted in the earth. She is a garden writer. She writes about gardening in her blog Cottage in the Court.

After attending the University of Maryland, she became a Central Rappahannock Master Gardener in Fredericksburg, Va. She worked as a Water Wise Gardening Representative for the Virginia Cooperative Extension and was senior gardener for the City of Fredericksburg.