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April 2015
$25

Green Roofs and Living Walls

April 1 @ 6:30 pm EDT - 7:30 pm EDT
The Garden in the Woods,
180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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Living roofs and walls are popping up everywhere, in social media, magazines, and in our cities. What are they? How do they work? Can you have one? Trevor Smith will explain it all: the pros and cons of the different systems on the market, his successes and failures, and the steps you must follow to take your garden to new heights. CEU: 1 AOLCP; 1 MCLP Trevor Smith is the lead designer of Land Escapes Design Inc. a full service ecological…

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$10

Webinar: Water Conservation: Landscape Design Strategies

April 6 @ 5:30 pm EDT - 6:30 pm EDT

Each year millions are spent on designing, building, and maintaining landscapes that use too many unsustainable resources and rely on unsustainable practices. There is little thought given to water conservation in traditional landscape design and the result is a continuing depletion of our water resources. Gary Krause is committed to landscapes designed with water conservation in mind. As drought conditions become the norm in many parts of the country, the need for water-conscious landscape design becomes more critical. This presentation…

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ELA Member Reception

April 23 @ 5:30 pm EDT - 7:30 pm EDT
SEMPBA Community Center,
204 Long Pond Road, Plymouth, MA 02360 United States
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Current and future ELA Members – this one’s for you! You asked for more opportunities to gather and talk with other ELA members about projects and strategies, and ELA listened. ELA invites you to the South Shore Members’ Reception – and it’s FREE. This second ELA Members’ Reception will take place on April 23rd in Plymouth, MA at the Southeastern Massachusetts Pine Barrens Alliance (SEMPBA) community center.   Our host for this event, SEMPBA is working to better protect, enhance…

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May 2015
$30

Eco-tour: Alumnae Valley at Wellesley College

May 21 @ 1:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT
Wellesley College,
106 Central Street, Wellesley, MA 02481 United States
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Tour Guide: Mary Coyne, Ph.D. $20.00 ELA Member and $30 Non-Member Registration From brownfield to green field is how the Alumnae Valley restoration project has been described. Join Mary Coyne for a walking tour of the landscape surrounding the newest building at Wellesley College, the Lulu Chow Wang Campus Center and Davis Garage. Landscape architects at Michael Van Valkenburgh Associates worked closely with the project architects, to plan the surrounding landscape to complement features of the building. Contaminated soil found…

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June 2015
$85

Sustainable Sites Tour – Rhode Island

June 5 @ 9:30 am EDT - 3:00 pm EDT

Visit two notable sustainable landscapes in Rhode Island. The first is Kent Hospital, where an award-winning landscape design transformed the 40-acre campus into a showcase for sustainable design practices; we will see rain gardens and healing gardens. The second site is a small urban lot that was redesigned to reflect Rhode Island native plant communities, demonstrate enhanced storm water management, and promote biodiversity. Bring a bag lunch. CEU: 4 AOLCP; 2 MCLP; .5 MCH Tom Benjamin is an independent registered Landscape…

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$190

Herbaceous Native Plants for Professionals

June 16 @ 10:00 am EDT - 1:30 pm EDT
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Each Tuesday June 16 June 23 and June 30
The Garden in the Woods,
180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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Join Dan Jaffe for this three session class (June 16, 23, and 30) to learn about the best native plant materials available today for use in the design and landscape trades. Covering everything from plants for tough spots to specialty plants for specific habitats, this class will add a host of less familiar native herbaceous species to your plant palette. CEU: 3 AOLCP; 2 MCLP Dan Jaffe is a propagator and stock bed grower at New England Wild Flower Society. Prior…

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$190

Herbaceous Native Plants for Professionals

June 23 @ 10:00 am EDT - 1:30 pm EDT
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Each Tuesday June 16 June 23 and June 30
The Garden in the Woods,
180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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Join Dan Jaffe for this three session class (June 16, 23, and 30) to learn about the best native plant materials available today for use in the design and landscape trades. Covering everything from plants for tough spots to specialty plants for specific habitats, this class will add a host of less familiar native herbaceous species to your plant palette. CEU: 3 AOLCP; 2 MCLP Dan Jaffe is a propagator and stock bed grower at New England Wild Flower Society. Prior…

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$25

Reclaiming the Land: Successful Invasives Management

June 27 @ 10:00 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT
Lincoln Sudbury Regional High School,
390 Lincoln Rd, Sudbury, MA 01776 United States
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Useful tips to use on your property. ELA Members $15 – Non-members $25 In Sudbury, Massachusetts, the incessant march of invasive plant species is meeting resistance by SWEET, Inc (the Sudbury Weed Education and Eradication Team). Established in August 2009 SWEET’s mission is to make people aware of the harm that invasive plant species do to our historic and environmentally sensitive natural areas and parks. With the help of community volunteers and students, the group teaches identification and responsible removal…

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$190

Herbaceous Native Plants for Professionals

June 30 @ 10:00 am EDT - 1:30 pm EDT
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Each Tuesday June 16 June 23 and June 30
The Garden in the Woods,
180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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Join Dan Jaffe for this three session class (June 16, 23, and 30) to learn about the best native plant materials available today for use in the design and landscape trades. Covering everything from plants for tough spots to specialty plants for specific habitats, this class will add a host of less familiar native herbaceous species to your plant palette. CEU: 3 AOLCP; 2 MCLP Dan Jaffe is a propagator and stock bed grower at New England Wild Flower Society. Prior…

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July 2015
$218

Landscape for Life

July 14 @ 9:00 am EDT - 12:00 pm EDT
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Tuesdays - July 14, 21, 28, and August 4
The Garden in the Woods,
180 Hemenway Road, Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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This intensive four session (July 14, 21, 28, and August 4) introductory course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and understanding to create a great-looking garden that is healthier for you, your family, and the environment. This class is based on the principles of the Sustainable Sites Initiative, the nation’s first rating system for sustainable landscapes. Bring a bag lunch each day. CEU: 3 AOLCP; 1 MCH Mark Richardson oversees the New England Wildflower Society’s botanic garden, Garden in the…

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