Introduction to Native Gardening: How to do it and why it is a good idea
- William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center
Host: Jeff La Noue, UB Sustainability Specialist
Location and Time: Business Center 225, Wednesday April 22, 12pm to 12:45pm
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org (limit 20 seats)
Spring has arrived and it is planting season. Building a native garden or even just adding a few native plants is a great way to do something good. Join UB Sustainability Specialist Jeff La Noue for a lunch time talk (bring your own lunch) that may give you a few new ideas for your garden this spring and how to make it more earth-friendly.
At this talk, we will cover:
- What is a native garden and what types are there? Why are they beneficial?
- Can you start small?
- What are the pros and cons of native gardening?
- What are invasive species and which ones are a problem?
- How to plant to encourage species diversity to maximize the benefit of your garden
- How to properly mulch?
- What resources are out there to help you?
- Contact Name:
- Jeff LaNoue
- Contact Email:
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Appropriate accommodations for individuals with disabilities will be provided upon request 10 days prior to a campus event and 30 days prior to an event requiring travel.