Webinar: Regenerating Suburbia One Garden at a Time



February 9, 2022

01:00 PM - 02:00 PM


Landscape design professionals can play a key role in regenerating our monocultural suburban landscapes. Understanding why this work is so vitally important and how we can create beautiful (even luxuriant) landscapes that capture carbon, create habitat in support of our native pollinators, and contribute to the cooling of the earth’s atmosphere.

Nadia Malarkey will share the philosophy that drives her work in the regeneration of landscapes, showing images from her own commissioned residential projects. These examples illustrate the use of a spatial design aesthetic for viable bio-diverse functional landscapes.

Ms. Malarkey’s gardens have inspired her clients with a deeper sense of environmental stewardship as well as drawn their friends and neighbors to the native plant aesthetic.

Nadia Malarkey is a garden and landscape design professional who specializes in providing a comprehensive and personalized design service. She incorporates regenerative land practices to produce landscapes that enhance biodiversity and biomass while enriching our experience of the changing seasons. Many of these garden landscapes exemplify how regenerative design, while addressing habitat fragmentation and climate change, can be elegant, uplifting and enlightening. She is a member of the Yellow Springs Environmental Commission and her work has been featured in magazines and news articles. One of her U.S. projects was a finalist for the Society of Garden Designers (United Kingdom) 2015 Awards for Planting Design. Evacuated from Beirut Lebanon in 1984, she has since lived in the Village of Yellow Springs, Ohio with her spouse where they raised their three grown sons.

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