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ELA News – April 2020

Take Time to Take a Photo!

ELA’s third Spotlight on Natives Photo Contest has begun. We look forward to seeing many wonderful native plants from across the country captured in photographs. Entry is free, and you can submit photos of native plants in garden settings or photos of individual specimen.
Entries will be accepted between now and May 31 at 5:00pm. First Prize Winners receive a one-year ELA Professional Membership. Photographers receiving Honorable Recognition will earn $50 credit toward purchases at the ELA Bookstore. Winners will be announced in June. Find all the details here.

Take a Walk in the Garden with ELA

Find spring inspiration and an hour of calm amid the tumult of current events with this free Wednesday webinar series. Join ELA for a virtual walk in the garden complete with plant discussions and garden tips:

April 22Save the Pollinators! Save the Planet!

April 29Planting Design Considerations

May 6 Art and design Principles for Ecological Landscapes

May 13 Tenacious Plants for Tough Places

May 20 – Spring Ephemerals

May 27 Mountain Top Arboretum: Timber Frame Education Center from Catskill Native Trees

Find the complete list of scheduled events at A Walk in the Garden.

Virtual Coffee on Hold

Instead of calling in to volunteer coffee on third Wednesdays, enjoy the Walk in the Garden webinar series! If you have an idea to share, you can still send it in an email to ela_new

Enjoy all the ELA Membership Benefits – including free and discounted events.

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