November 18, 2018
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Going Native: Using native perennials, shrubs and trees in the garden

Event organizer: Stephanie Burnett
Event Date & Time: August 4, 2018 4:00 pm until August 4, 2018 5:00 pm

BAR HARBOR — Heather McCargo is director of the Wild Seed Project and has years of experience growing and propagating native plants, including her time as head propagator in the 1990s at Garden in the Woods, the botanical garden of the New England Wild Flower Society. She will share her expertise about gardening with native plants in a variety of different site conditions common in landscapes, recommend a diverse collection of plants for the home landscape, and talk about easy methods for native seed sowing. She also will discuss issues in the nursery trade with native plants and genetic diversity. Heather will be speaking at the Gates Auditorium at College of the Atlantic. This program is free, but register in advance if you plan to attend by calling 581-2937 or emailing programs@beatrixfarrandsociety.org.