Join us with Tim Wachtmann of Plantscapes of New England for in informative programming series about gardening with native plants. This three-part programming series will teach participants about the native plants of New England, their ecological impact, and how individuals can restore the beauty, interest, and function of New England's natural habitats one garden at a time.
Part 1: Why Native Plants?
Wednesday, March 31 at 6PM
Learn about what native plants are, how to deal with invasive plants, the practical benefits of native plants and their impact on biodiversity and the extinction crisis, and reframe our attitudes toward the landscape.
Part 2: Planting for Native Pollinators
Wednesday, April 14 at 6PM
Gain a greater understanding of how native plants impact native pollinators, why they are so important, how to plant for perpetual bloom, supporting native pollinators, and the effects of pesticides.
Part 3: Enjoying Your Native Landscape
Wednesday, April 28 at 6PM
Turn your knowledge of native gardening into beautiful landscapes! Learn about traditional vs. ecological gardening, edible native plants, planning your landscape, local resources for learning more, and plant names and habitats.
Registration is required to attend this program. You will receive a Zoom invitation the morning of the program.