Evelyn J. Hadden
National speaker and award-winning author of Beautiful No-Mow Yards

  BOOKS   |    TALKS   |    PRESS KIT   |    MEDIA   |    ARTICLES

Now booking talks for May/June 2014 in New England states and May/June 2015 in the Pacific Northwest.

  Recent and Upcoming Appearances



  • March 21 Hellstrips to Havens, Boise Flower & Garden Show, Boise, Idaho - 11am

  • May 20 Beautiful No-Mow Yards Featuring Eastern Native Plants, Chatham Garden Club, Chatham, Massachusetts - 1:15pm (booksigning after presentation)

  • May 21 Hellstrip Gardening: Paradise at the Curb (90 min presentation followed by discussion), The Arnold Arboretum Hunnewell Building, Harvard University, Boston, Massachusetts - 6:30 - 8:30pm

  • May 31 Booksigning: Hellstrip Gardening, Behnke's Nursery, 11300 Baltimore Ave, Beltsville, Maryland - 10:30am

  • June 1 Thriving Curbside Gardens, United States Botanic Garden, Washington, D.C. - 2pm

  • June 7 topic TBA, Pulaski County Public Library, Somerset, Kentucky - 10am (sponsored by Friends of the Library, Pulaski County Extension, and Lake Cumberland Master Gardeners, booksigning after presentation)

  • June 19 Eco-Friendly Gardens, Lauritzen Gardens, Omaha, Nebraska - 7pm


  • October 25 Beautiful No-Mow Yards for the West, Gardens at Heather Farm, Walnut Creek, California - full day event, registration required

  • August 19 Gimme Green: Understanding North America's Lust for Lawn, Garden Writers Association Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec - 3pm

  • June 15 Delano Community Market, Delano, Minnesota - 9am - noon (booksigning)

  • April 24 Beautiful No-Mow Yards Featuring Eastern Native Plants, Mt. Cuba Center, Hockessin, Delaware - 7pm (booksigning to follow)

  • April 21 Beautiful No-Mow Yards Featuring Eastern Native Plants, Friends of the Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster, Massachusetts - 2pm (booksigning to follow)

  • April 20 Design Ideas to Shrink Your Lawn, E.C. Brown's Nursery, Thetford Center, Vermont - 10AM (booksigning to follow)

  • April 15 Design Ideas to Shrink Your Lawn, Colonial Williamsburg's 67th Annual Garden Symposium, Williamsburg, Virginia - 10:45am

  • April 15 Beautiful No-Mow Yards Featuring Eastern Native Plants (90 minutes), Colonial Williamsburg's 67th Annual Garden Symposium, Williamsburg, Virginia - 3:30pm

  • April 13 Beautiful No-Mow Yards, Second Annual Garden and Landscape Symposium, Fort Ticonderoga, Ticonderoga, New York - 1:15pm (open to the public, register to ensure your spot, $75 for full day including lunch, books for sale at event)

  • April 10 Beautiful No-Mow Yards, Distinguished Speaker Series, Southern Maine Community College, South Portland, Maine - time TBA

  • April 3 Beautiful No-Mow Yards, Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia, Fairlington Community Center, Arlington, Virginia - 7pm

  • April 2 Beautiful No-Mow Yards, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, 101 North Cross Street, Chestertown, Maryland - 11AM (sponsored by Chestertown Garden Club, open to the public, booksigning to follow)

  • March 18 Beautiful No-Mow Yards, University of Rhode Island Master Gardeners, Kingston, Rhode Island - 6:30pm (booksigning to follow)

  • March 16 No Mow Lawns - Alternatives to Grass in Your Yard, Garden in the Valley Symposium sponsored by Master Gardeners of Northern Shenandoah Valley, Shenandoah University (Hester Auditorium), Winchester, Virginia - 10:30 AM (open to the public, booksigning to follow, $45 for full day including lunch)

  • January 9 Beautiful No-Mow Yards, Eagan Garden Club, Eagan, Minnesota - 7pm (booksigning to follow)


Press Kit

Find images and text to help you publicize Evelyn Hadden's visit here.


"Hellstrips to Havens"

"Beautiful No-Mow Yards"

"Design Ideas to Shrink Your Lawn"

"Eco-Friendly Gardens"


All site contents © 2001-2013 Evelyn J. Hadden, except where noted. All rights reserved.