Outdoor Rooms Sustainable and Ecological Landscape Design Services
156 Stevens Hill Road
Nottingham, NH 03290
Lauren is an Ecological Herb Garden Designer using permaculture, Herb Permaculturist, Herb Naturalist, Herb Ecologist, Herbalist, Herb Gardener, Herb Conservationist, Herb/Health Political Activist, Herb Enthusiast.
Bio: Lauren Chase-Rowell, a 30 year practitioner of earth-centered living, integrates the art and science of interior and exterior design using permaculture, nutrient-dense farming, and small foot-print practices. Formal education includes degrees in Entomology, Horticultural Technology, and Education with certifications in Permaculture Design, Permaculture Education, and NH Professional Landscaping(NHCPL). First and foremost,she is an educator with 14 years of teaching sustainable landscaping and horticulture at UNH, and was the recipient of the 2009 Presidents’ Community Partner Award. She is a 2000 graduate of NOFA Organic Landcare, and has co-authored two books on ecological landscaping. Lauren is an advocate of the healing arts. She is a Reiki Master and a 200-hour teacher trainee with the Yoga Life Institute. She has grown, collected, and used herbs for 35 years within her family. Combining diverse skills, Lauren’s business (above), offers design, consultation, and education to enhance her client’s well being and connection to the land they live on.
Type(s) of Herbalism Practiced: Traditional, Native American, Energetic, Kitchen Herbalism, Evidence-Based, Naturopathy, Nutrition, Permaculture, Ecological, Bioregional.
Classes & Speaking Experience: Herbal gardening and design, plant identification, herbal horticulture (how to grow), sustainable and ecological perspective in life-style with herbal technologies: I have taught full and part time at UNH, for Cooperative Extension;Master gardeners, Natural Resource Stewards Program I have taught at local colleges;NHTI in Concord, Manchester Community College, Great Bay Community College, Thompson School of Applied Science(TSAS) at UNH. I have taught for many professional organizations; CEUNH, NOFA NH, ELA(Ecological Landscape Association), to mention a very few. I have free-lanced and spoken at many area libraries and bookstores; Nottingham, Stratham, Chester, Barrington, Greenland, and River Run in Portsmouth, Exeter Street Bookstore, respectively.