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Natural by Design: A Gardener’s Perspective

| Wed, May 13, 2020, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

You’ll need to provide the BYO reception, but Natural Lands is pleased to offer two special members-only virtual events that are sure to inspire. Learn more about both presentations.

You’ve heard Doug Tallamy’s presentation and are wondering, how do I dig in? Ethan Kauffman, director of Stoneleigh: a natural garden will share ecological gardening tips and insights, drawing on two decades as a horticulturist. Ethan and his team took on the monumental task of converting the Haas family’s home into Philadelphia’s newest public garden—preserving the native habitats, historic gardens, and overall beauty of the landscape while increasing biodiversity and improving ecological function. In the four years since Natural Lands acquired Stoneleigh, Ethan has directed the installation of over 42,000 plants. Small property or large, there are countless reasons and opportunities for integrating diverse plants into your garden.

Opportunities for questions will follow Ethan’s presentation.

We will be using Zoom to connect. Register below to get the zoom link!

When

May 13, 2020
6:00pm - 7:30pm

Registration

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Events may be cancelled due to inclement weather or low registration. In that case, we will make every effort to update our website and contact registrants. Note that we cannot offer refunds of paid registrations or ticket purchases, but rest assured that your donation will help us in our work to save open space, care for nature, and connect people to the outdoors.

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