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Native Plant Gardening Workshop
October 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Let’s go native!
Gardening with native plants in our suburban landscape has many environmental benefits such as reducing outdoor water use, limiting pesticide and fertilizer application, enhancing biodiversity, and improving habitat for native pollinators and birds.
Join landscape architect Amanda Bayley, co-founder of PLAN it WILD, for a presentation on how to beautify your own yard with native plants. Attendees will receive “seed bombs” and be taken on a tour of the native plant gardens at Teatown and Wildflower Island following the presentation. Refreshments will be provided. For adults.
This program is generously funded through the William and Henriette Granville Suhr Fund for the Environment, a fund of the Westchester Community Foundation.
Programs require pre-registration. Online registration available until 24 hours before the event. If online registration is not available, call (914) 762-2912 x110 to register.
Amanda has more than ten years of experience in designing natural areas and green infrastructure in NYC and its suburbs, working for the NYC Parks Department, the Natural Areas Conservancy (an environmental nonprofit) eDesign Dynamics (an ecological engineering firm), and residential design & build firms. She has a Master’s in landscape architecture from The City College of New York, a sustainability analytics certification from Columbia University’s Earth Institute, and currently serves on the Town of Cortlandt Conservation Advisory Council. She recently co-founded PLAN it WILD to transform lawns, backyards, corporate parks, and town centers into high-functioning, beautiful habitat.