Native Plant Landscaping - Thursday - September 5 - 1 PM to 5 PM
Thursday, September 5, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Colorado has a wealth of native plants, colorful wildflowers, grasses, shrubs and trees, which are well adapted to our variable climate, soils, temperatures and elevations. In this 4 hour class, you’ll learn how to use native plants in your landscape, and be introduced to many beautiful, hardy native plants.
Instructor: Irene Shonle is the Extension Director for Gilpin County. She has a passion for native plants, and has been teaching about native plants in classes around the state since 2003. She maintains a demonstration garden filled with many native plants outside the Gilpin Extension Office, and uses them extensively in her own garden.
Registration: Open to anyone on a paid registration basis. Class size is limited, so register early.
Native Plant Master: Class does NOT count toward certification as a Native Plant Master. For more information, see www.conativeplantmaster.org.
When to meet: Please arrive at 12:30 PM. Class begins 1:00 PM sharp.
Where to meet: Jefferson County Fairgrounds, Exhibit Hall #3 (we will send you a map via email).
What to bring: Paper and pencil.
The mission of the Native Plant Master Program is to educate the public about native plants in order to foster stewardship, sustainable landscaping and management of weeds that threaten native ecosystems. See www.nativeplantmaster.org.
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