Spafford, Anne M

Horticultural Science
919-515-7747 fax
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Ms. Spafford teaches 5 courses; advises approximately 40 undergraduate students; and serves as a chair on several graduate student (MHS) projects. Her book with colleague Helen Kraus, Rain Gardening in the South: Ecologically Designed Gardens for Drought, Deluge, and Everything in Between, has received several awards, including the Gold Medal from the Garden Writers Association (2010). When not in the classroom, she travels the Southeast lecturing on rain gardens, and works with communities and individuals in the design and installation of gardens. She has appeared on "In the Garden with Bryce Lane" multiple times, and UNC-TV's broadcast of Will Hooker's Permaculture Course (rain garden episode). She has been heard on several NPR-affiliate radio stations across the Southeast, and even a California-based garden radio show, which has listening audiences in Canada and Northern Europe. She is the recipient of numerous teaching awards, including the induction into the Academy of Outstanding Teachers at NC State University (2007). She is a Certified Rain Garden Professional and Adjunct Faculty Member in the Department of Landscape Architecture at North Carolina State University.
  Floriculture, Ornamentals and Landscape
Country(s) of experience:
  Croatia | France | Germany |
Type(s) of International Experience:
  Speaker at an international conference | Visiting faculty | Advisor for international students
  French | German
  Berlin and Paris Study Abroad Program (Short Travel)
01/01/2013 - 12/31/2013
Funding Agency/Sponsor:
Institutional Partner:
  Science & Technology Park Design
01/01/2010 - 01/01/2010
Funding Agency/Sponsor:
Institutional Partner: Josip Juraj Strossmayer University of Osijek, Croatia