Native Plant Center Events
What: Spring Landscape Conference—Extreme Gardening: Native Plant Designs for Resiliency
When: Monday, March 11, 2019, 8:30 a.m.–3 p.m. (Snow date: Friday, March 15)
Where: Westchester Community College, Classroom Building, Room C200
Enter Grasslands East Gate, Park in Lot #4
Description: Gardeners and landscape professionals are continually faced with radical conditions—both climate- and site-related—in their quest to create beautiful, sustainable environments. Severe storms, wet areas and dry areas, steep slopes and rocky terrain, urbanization. Such challenges can exasperate even the most skilled expert. Discover native plant design solutions for difficult situations. Learn techniques and best practices for adapting to extreme circumstances while restoring balance to natural systems.
Speakers and presentation titles:
- Alexander J. Felson, PhD, Creating Resilient Urban Landscapes
- Deanna F. Curtis, Storm Readiness: Managing Trees
- Krissy Boys, Designing for Streambanks and Slopes
- Jeffrey Longhenry, Narratives of Ecology and Culture
Credits for LA-CES and ISA professionals pending.
What: 20th Annual Native Plant Sale
When: Saturday, April 27, 2019, 10 a.m.–1 p.m.
Where: Westchester Community College
Park in Visitor Lot #1
Description: Celebrate our 20th native plant sale with us! Thousands of beautiful, beneficial native plants await your choosing. No need to wait: Other native plant species are available to order during our pre-sale, which ends in late February. Click here to see the catalog and plants and to download an order form.