CNPS-SD Garden Native Presents:
Landscaping with Native Plants: How to Bring Year-Round, Low-Water Beauty to Your Gardens – Saturday, September 10, 2016
Price: workshop only – $35; workshop & lunch – $42
THE EVENT IS SOLD OUT!!!
Location: Girl Scout Headquarters at 1231 Upas St., San Diego, 92103
Check in at 8:00 am
Presentations from 8:30 am to 3:00 pm
Tickets include: A full day of workshops, coffee and muffins in the morning, free parking. Register early as we expect this event to sell out!
We accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, and Diner’s Club cards, check cards or debit cards with either a Visa or MasterCard logo, and PayPal accounts for payment..
Lunch: $7 Available for purchase when you register. We will have platters of Chicken, Roast Beef, Ham & Cheese Sandwiches, and Vegan Veggie Burgers available. Your lunch will include a sandwich, apple, cookie, and water.
In an effort to be sustainable, we will have water flavored with fruit and mint available in dispensers so bring your own bottle. Bottled water will be available if you purchase lunch.
Join us for a day of speaker presentations and hands-on sessions with field experts.
Learn how to:
- Successfully plant and maintain native gardens
- Encourage sustainable native habitats for birds, butterflies and other insects
- Use local resources for both new and experienced native gardeners
The workshop will include 2 information packed and inspiring presentations. The keynote speaker, Ilisa Goldman, is a landscape architect and CEO of Rooted in Place Landscape Architecture and Consulting which is dedicated to helping communities improve and transform their neighborhood spaces. She is also the president of San Diego Children and Nature (SDCaN).
Greg Rubin, CEO of California’s Own Native Landscape Design, Inc., will be delivering a comprehensive talk on native plant installation. Greg, a local expert on native gardens, is the coauthor of two well-received native gardening books, with a third book in the works.
Throughout all sessions, attendees will learn of the far-reaching benefits of using native horticulture. These benefits include low-water use, low maintenance, and providing habitat for native wildlife including birds and other pollinators.
8:30 am Morning Keynote Address
Ilisa Goldman, Licensed Landscape Contractor
Going Public with Natives: How to Engage Community in Creating Healthy Outdoor Environments
10:00 am Session 1
-Connie Beck, Organic Gardening Instructor and Landscape Designer
Easy Natives: Convert Your Landscape with These Easy, Gradual Steps
-Brian Sodeman, M.S. Biology
Education & Conservation Coordinator at Olivenhain Municipal Water District
Sustainable Landscape Practices and Water-Efficient Irrigation Methods
-Lucy Warren, Author and Master Gardener
Plant it Right: Understanding How to Plant and Care for California Native Plants Successfully (outdoors)
11:00 am Session 2
-Wayne Tyson & Jackson Stephens
Integrate Ecosystem Restoration Principles and Practices into Native Plant Gardening–and Save a Lot of Money and Resources
-Lee Gordon, PhD
Strategies for Growing Native Plants from Seed
.11:50 am LUNCH
12:30 pm Afternoon Keynote Address
Greg Rubin, Licensed Landscape Contractor
President and Founder of California’s Own Native Landscape Design, Inc.
Secrets to Success-The Planning, Planting, Care and Maintenance of Native Landscapes
2:00 pm Session 3
Nature Restoration Landscaping & Calscape
Natives and Ecology, Rain Collection and Ethnobotany
-Mary Ann Hawke, PhD, San Diego Citizen Science Network and San Diego Barcode of Life
Backyard Biodiversity: Doing Science in Your Garden
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