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DIY Landscaping With Natives - Fri., June 1; 8:30 AM to 2:00 PM

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South Platte Park and Carson Nature Center (west deck)

3000 W Carson Dr

Littleton, CO 80120

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Create a simple design for your home landscape using native trees, shrubs and flowers. Native plants offer durable beauty and benefit native pollinators and birds. Topics addressed include: basic design techniques, plant recommendations for year round appeal, practical installation tips and maintenance advice.

Trainer: Beth Hanson served as the Education Manager at Hudson Gardens and has been a park naturalist at South Platte Park since 2005.

When/Where to meet: Carson Nature Center, 3000 W. Carson Dr., Littleton CO 80120. Park in the staff lot south of the Nature Center and classroom. We will meet at 8:20 AM at the west porch of Carson Nature Center. Directions: take C-470 to the Santa Fe (Highway 85) exit. Head north to West Mineral Avenue and turn left (west). Take West Mineral Avenue to South Platte River Parkway and turn right (north). Take South Platte River Parkway to West Carson Drive and turn left (west).

What to bring: Paper, pencil, clipboard or the like, daypack, water, snack, rain gear, sun and wind protection.

Native Plant Master: This class idoes not count toward a Colorado Flora Certificate or certification as a Native Plant Master. To learn more, click here.

Optional Textbook: Trees and Shrubs of Colorado by Jack Carter

Carpooling: Carpooling is strongly encouraged. Contact npmassistant@jeffco.us if you would like to carpool and your contact information will be shared with others interested in carpooling. Any liability arising from such arrangements are the participants' sole responsibility.

Inclement Weather/Illness: In the rare circumstance that a session must be cancelled, you will be notified by phone and/or email message as soon as possible by the trainer. In case of cancellation, the make up session will be on June 2.

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