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Class: LAWN ALTERNATIVES

July 12 @ 1:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT

While many American homeowners cling to the nostalgia of lawn, the high maintenance requirements and low ecological value should make non-native monocultures the last choice on your list! Join Dan Jaffe, photographer and author of Native Plants for New England Gardens, to learn about the various options available to replace your turf, from well-known plants to brand new introductions. Dan will share tips on transforming large areas of lawn into lush groundcover plantings. Dan will discuss native plant options and will provide an overview of plant spacing and techniques for getting the groundcover layer established.
Co-sponsored by New England Wild Flower Society.

Dan Jaffe is the propagator and stock bed grower at New England Wild Flower Society (NEWFS) in Framingham, Massachusetts. He earned a degree in botany from the University of Maine and an advanced certificate in Native Plant Horticulture and Design from NEWFS. After interning at Garden in the Woods, Mr. Jaffe worked for a year as Plant Sales Coordinator at the Garden.

Class Fee: $26 (Member)    $32 (Nonmember)

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Details

Date:
July 12
Time:
1:00 pm EDT - 3:00 pm EDT
Event Category:

Organizer

Penny Lewis
Phone:
617-436-5838
Email:
ela.info@comcast.net
Website:
http://www.ecolandscaping.org/

Venue

Garden in the Woods
180 Hemenway Road
Framingham, MA 01701 United States
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Phone:
617-436-5838
Website:
http://www.ecolandscaping.org/