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Tuesday, May 4, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Finding plants that will thrive under certain environmental conditions, such as streetside spaces, dry shade, rain gardens, small spaces, wet shade, near house/foundation plantings, can be challenging. Learn how native plants are up to the task!

John Magee has been designing and building landscapes in the Washington DC metro area and beyond for the past 25 years. He operates his own award-winning design firm (Magee Design) in the beautiful Middleburg countryside. He created and hosts the Native Plant podcast and hosted and produced the “Protecting What Matters” podcase in partnership with the Department of the Interior’s “National Invasive Species Council” secretariat.

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Have you heard that using native plants in your yard helps improve the environment for you, your community and Virginia’s wildlife, but you are not sure where to start?

The Plant Virginia Natives campaign, of which the Virginia Native Plant Society is a partner, is pleased to be collaborating with other regional campaigns across the state to offer this series of 12 webinars – 6 this spring and 6 this fall for gardeners just learning that Virginia natives are the best choice!

The webinars will guide you through the why and how to turn your home garden into a beautiful retreat for your family and a native habitat for birds and other wildlife.

The series kicks-off on Friday, March 5, 2021 at 6:30 pm with an engaging presentation by Dr. Douglas Tallamy, renowned author of Nature’s Best Hope. Dr. Tallamy’s photography and message of hope is not to be missed!

Sign-up for all 12 webinars for just $10!

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The Plant Virginia Natives Landscaping with Natives webinar series is being coordinated and funded, in part, by the Virginia Coastal Zone Management Program through grants from the NOAA Office for Coastal Management to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

The webinar is also being sponsored and hosted on Zoom by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and Blue Ridge PRISM.

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