Land Management, Vanderbilt University

Julie Berbiglia visits the campus of Vanderbilt University to learn how land management practices are evolving toward greater sustainability. Water catchment/usage, and the creation of native meadows are elements of smart gardening practices.

Gardener Extras

  1. The entire Vanderbilt campus is designated as an arboretum. It contains more than 6,000 identified trees and shrubs.
  2. Compost tea is a biological fertilizer made by steeping aged compost with water.

Gardener Notes

For more information about the arboretum at Vanderbilt University, visit

Julie Berbiglia

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