Adding Native Plants to the Landscape (Simply Landscaping)
Saturday, February 8, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM (PST)
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
A Beginner’s Workshop “Adding Natives to the Landscape/Simply Landscaping” will feature 3 speakers, displays and discussion during intermission.
Rich Whitney from the Greater DuPage Wild Ones will host a presentation on how to get started with native plants called “Grass Be Gone!” Marian Thill, a forest preserve restoration steward, will recount her learning experiences as she brought her lawn to life in “Backyard Gardening for Birds and Butterflies.” Kyle Lambert of The Growing Place will discuss “Where to Buy Native Plants” to help us locate sources of native plants. Refreshments will be served.
More information can be found at: http://dupage.wildones.org/events/beginners-workshop/
When & Where
Greater DuPage Wild Ones
Wild Ones promotes the use of native plants to bring people and nature together in their yards. Using natives in the landscape can add beauty and make the yard come alive. Native plants are nature's birdfeeders, and specific native plants can provide butterflies with all their needs. Seven chapters around Chicagoland to help you enjoy the beauty of, and learn the landscaping of large and small yards planted with these plants that easily tolerate our environment year-round.