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Grow Native
Landscaping with Virginia Natives Webinar Series

Learn about why and how to use native Virginia plants in your landscape in this series offered by the Plant Virginia Natives partnership.

If you’ve heard that using native plants in your yard helps improve the environment for everyone, but are not sure why or how to do that, this series of webinars bring you up to speed on ways to turn your home garden into a native-friendly, sustainable and resilient habitat for birds and other wildlife.

This virtual series is presented via Zoom.

$10 covers the entire series. Attend each program or pick and choose your topics.

The Plant Virginia Natives Landscaping with Natives webinar series is 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 by Lewis Ginter Botanical Garden and Blue Ridge PRISM.

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Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - Tuesday, November 9, 2021
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Event Details

Series events:

September 1, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
The Humane Gardener: Nurturing Habitat for Wildlife
Nancy Lawson, The Humane Gardener

September 14, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
The Shrub Layer
Peggy Singlemann, Maymont Foundation

September 28, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
How To Build a Forest In Your Front Yard
Jim McGlone, Virginia Department of Forestry

October 12, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Selecting Native Plants for Fall and Winter Interest and Ecology
Kim Eierman

October 26, 6:30 – 8 p.m.
Common Invasive Plants in Virginia: Identification, Control and Native Alternatives
Elizabeth Mizell, Blue Ridge PRISM

November 9, 6:30 – 8 p.m. 
Conservation Landscaping with Natives
Carol Heiser

Notes: Each webinar is a virtual event. There will be no in-person viewing option.  Each event will be conducted live on the date and time listed above. Participants will join from their homes via Zoom link on their computer, tablet or smartphone.

Zoom links will be sent to you via email a few days before each live session. Please keep an eye on your inbox.

Each session will be recorded and available to be viewed for 1 week following the live event. Recording links will be emailed following each session.

Banner photo above courtesy of Jan Newton


Grow Natives Series