For over two decades, I have offered lectures on the art of growing food and kitchen garden designs based on my books and my expertise as a kitchen garden designer. In my garden lectures, I share my six steps to successful kitchen garden designs, that will elevate an ordinary vegetable garden into a European style potager garden.
I’ve been a speaker at over 200 garden clubs, master gardener symposiums, and botanical gardens around the US. For a full list of speaking engagements;Ellen Ogden Previous Speaking Events. 2014-2019
For the 2022-2023 season, I offer three topics:
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“Engaging, Inspiring, Delightful! After listening to Ellen’s wonderful presentation on growing beautiful food, so many of us are inspired to create kitchen gardens of our own or add elements to our existing gardens. Really enjoyed this presentation and ready to get digging in the dirt!” –L. Strong, North Shore Garden Club.
“Ellen is a marvelous speaker–warm, engaging, knowledgeable, and passionate. She brought us new and inspiring ideas for growing vegetables, and a great book as well. Ellen was a pleasure to work with and we would definitely recommend having her for your event!” –S. Bolle, Master Gardeners Symposium of Oakland County.
“I had the pleasure of seeing Ellen at the Redwood Library in Newport, RI. Her presentation was full of inspiring themes for edible gardens delivered with wisdom, humor, and passion. I can’t wait to play in my garden. I left brimming with fresh ideas.”–P. Bailey, Newport Garden Club.
…More Reviews can be found on Great Garden Speakers and the Garden Club of America website.