NATIVE PLANT SUMMER FIELD WALK

Saturday, August 19 9:00 – 10:30 a.m.

Join Arboretum director Pat Drackett on an early morning field walk to explore what is currently blooming in the Savanna Exhibit and pitcher plant bog. Plants of interest will be discussed along the journey, highlighting how you can use them in the home landscape and their value to wildlife. Bring your camera, and dress for walking.  Members free; non-members $5. Register by August 18.

SUSTAINABLE LANDSCAPING: PRACTICES & PRINCIPLES

Saturday, August 19 11 a.m. to Noon

Learn wise maintenance and landscaping practices to conserve resources and energy and create eco-friendly home landscapes by reducing maintenance needs. Benefit local wildlife and strengthen biodiversity by using native plants, learn new methods for reducing stormwater impacts and how to conserve water, recycle yard waste, and how you can work with your existing soil in this program with Pearl River County Extension Agent Dr. Eddie Smith. Program is free to members; non-members $5. Register by August 18.