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Fence with Flowers


Are you looking for a dynamic speaker ? As a gardener, professor, and author, Dr. Bathala has helped many discover the world of gardening and horticulture. Dr. Bathala is a former recipient of the Garden Club of New Jersey scholarship and infuses her lectures with practical knowledge and academic expertise. Dr. Bathala is a regular speaker presenting talks suitable for garden clubs, alumni organizations, flower shows, botanical gardens and University continuing education programs.

Dr. Bathala is also a garden consultant, available via Zoom or in-person to provide advice and expertise on wildlife gardening, native planting, winter gardens etc. She has turned her half-acre suburban property into a 'learning lab' and provides tours and practical planting advice. Plans for a boutique retail plant nursery are currently underway.

Please contact for details.

Upcoming events:

Duke University, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC

May 25, 2023 Topic: Planting for Hummingbirds and Other Pollinators

Duke University, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham,
June 8, 2022 Topic: Adventures in Ecological  Gardening

Recent speaking engagements:

Duke University, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC
Duke University, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Co-sponsored by Triangle Land Conservancy, Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association
Horticultural Society of South Jersey,

Rutgers University: Home Gardeners School @Home: Prepare for a Blossoming Spring
Duke University, Sarah P. Duke Gardens, Durham, NC
Mt. Laurel Garden Club, NJ

Rosemont College: Coffee Lecture Series (rescheduled due to pandemic)
Garden School: Adventures in Ecological Gardening
Session I: Horticulture for the Home Gardener
Session II: Wildlife Gardens

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