Virginia Cooperative Extension/Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia are hosting a 2-day symposium on Sustainability “Working with Nature for Sustainable, Beautiful Gardens” June 9-10
From the Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia:
Day 1: Keynote presentation by Dr. Tallamy on how native plants can beautify our gardens while serving as central food sources for the insects, birds and butterflies that are essential to a healthy local ecosystem. Holly Shimizu will describe the Landscape for Life ™ program, an eco-friendly approach to gardening from the U.S. Botanic Garden that can provide a wealth of health and environmental benefits. The day also includes break-out sessions with local experts on elements of the Landscape for Life ™ program. To be held at Fairlington Community Center.
Day 2: Participants will tour the VCE/MGNV Demonstration Gardens in Arlington and Alexandria to see the elements of the Landscape for Life™ program in action.
Registration fee (includes a box lunch): $40 for early registration; $50 starting on April 1.