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FREE Native Gardening Webinar Series

  • Wednesday, May 3, 2023, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, May 10, 2023, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, May 17, 2023, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, May 24, 2023, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Learn how to grow Native Plants to help Support Pollinators and Wildlife.

Wednesday Evenings in May from 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

May 3, 2023 | Bringing Native Plants into Your Garden
Our own gardens are wildlife preserves that represent the last chance we have for sustaining plants and animals that were once common throughout the U.S.
Learn why it is important to use native plants in your landscapes to support birds and insects and learn strategies for creating a diverse and beautiful home landscape. Please register through the following link:https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_MnpKkJkGTlaF9xCp_5LdEg

May 10, 2023 | Creating a Welcoming Garden for Hummingbirds & Butterflies
How do you attract butterflies and hummingbirds to your garden?This presentation will guide you through the plant selection process as well as provide tips on what to do and what not to do to have success.You will also learn about the lifecycles of butterflies and hummingbirds as well as what to look for in their behaviors and physical features. Please register through the following link: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_vYnsPwCNTeGB4cEV4ezH9A

May 17, 2023 | Honey, I Shrunk the Lawn
Lawns are wonderful spaces to play and eat and talk, but they are also ecologically and economically expensive. Perhaps we could do with less of them. If you are wondering what you might do to reduce pollution and restore our ecosystem, shrinking your lawn is one option. This program will present a range of lawn-reduction options from the least intensive to the most dramatic. Please register through the following link: https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_7HXYsjdVR4WttolClktNLg

May 24, 2023 | Native Perennials & Groundcovers
Learn about easy to grow Native Perennials that can be added to your landscape to support pollinators and the environment.These plants will reduce your need to water, are lower maintenance,and will eliminate the need for pesticides and herbicides.Learn about Groundcovers which will reduce the need to weed, mulch, or mow.Please register through the following link:  https://cornell.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_Os5De-BpTu2IeX9he46hDw



Carole Henry
Master Gardener Coordinator, Albany County CCE


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Last updated March 21, 2023