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Gardening with Native Plants Workshop II
June 22, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Let’s go native!
Gardening with native plants in our suburban landscape has many environmental benefits. Join landscape designer Amanda Bayley, co-founder of PLAN it WILD, for a presentation on how to beautify your own yard with native plants.
She will present on ecoregions, review the native plant communities that are part of Westchester’s ecoregion, and go over local plants to garden with that are best suited for wet, dry, sunny, and shady areas.
This program is generously funded through the William and Henriette Granville Suhr Fund for the Environment, a fund of the Westchester Community Foundation.Programs require pre-registration. Online registration available until 24 hours before the event. If online registration is not available, call (914) 762-2912 x110 to register.
Amanda has more than ten years of experience in designing natural areas and green infrastructure in NYC and its suburbs, working for the NYC Parks Department, the Natural Areas Conservancy (an environmental nonprofit) eDesign Dynamics (an ecological engineering firm), and residential design & build firms. She has a Master’s in landscape architecture from The City College of New York, a sustainability analytics certification from Columbia University’s Earth Institute, and currently serves on the Town of Cortlandt Conservation Advisory Council. She recently co-founded PLAN it WILD to transform lawns, backyards, corporate parks, and town centers into high-functioning, beautiful habitat.