Your Local Habitat and Why It Is Important

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Saturday, January 28th, 2023
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Richmond Public Library, West End Branch Meeting Room, 5420 Patterson Ave, Richmond, VA, 23226 Map

Public Welcome Free Event Program/Speaker Presentation Wheelchair Accessible Public Restroom Free Public Parking Drinking Fountains

This presentation answers the following questions: What is a native plant? Why are native plants important? Why should we care about invasive species? Does my yard really matter? Includes alternatives for commonly grown invasives. Some examples of garden redesign and incorporating natives into existing plantings will be shown. This presentation will be 1 hour, followed by a brief period of Q&A and time for unstructurrd discussion among participants. 

Sheryl Smith is a certified Virginia Master Naturalist volunteer who specializes in native plants and their benefits. In May 2022 she organized the first Native Plant Garden Open House in the Richmond, Virginia area.

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