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The Sustainable Landscape Series is Back for 2017!
Join us this Spring for our Sustainable Landscape Series.  Please check back regularly, to see the latest additions to our lineup below:

  • Small Space Gardening
Looking to add a little color or texture to your front entry or back patio? Container gardens can be a great way to give a little curb appeal or jazz up a back patio. In this seminar, you will learn how to prepare the container, prepare the soil, and install a well planned mix of annuals, perennials and other colorful foliage plants.

*This seminar has two registration options. If you would like to register to build and take home your own container plant (limited to the first 15 participants who sign up for this option), the cost of the seminar is $20 and you will need to register under the Build your own container link below.  If you would like to attend the lecture for free and not take home a container, you will need to register under the Lecture only link below.

Date: 3.28.2017
Time: 6 - 8:30 p.m.

$20 Build your own container - Register Now

Lecture only (Free) - Register now

  • Saving from a Rainy Day, Making a Rain Barrel
Saving from a Rainy Day covers the basics and benefits of rainwater harvesting and the effects stormwater has on the environment. Participants will learn how to collect and utilize rainwater at home and have the opportunity to construct their very own 55-gallon rain barrel.

Date: 3.30.2017
Time: 6 - 8:30 p.m.
Cost: $50
Register Now

  • Gardening in the Shade
An often asked question about the changing lawn and landscape once the trees begin to mature is--What grows in shade?   This question often comes when homeowners are attempting to grow a lawn under large shade trees.  While turfgrass may no longer be an option, there are hundreds of shade-loving plants, both native and adapted, that will perform exceptionally in the shade areas from trees, fences and other structures in the landscape.  A well designed shade landscape might just be the favorite spot of the family during those hot summer months. Rusty Allen from North Haven Gardens will present the best tips and plants for gardening in those shady areas.

Date: 4.8.2017
Time: 1 - 3:00 p.m.
Cost: Free
Register Now

2016 Sustainable Landscape Series

Thank you to everyone who attended our 2016 Sustainable Landscape Series. Below you will find the video links for each seminar we held in 2016. At this time, not all videos have been released, so please be sure to check back frequently as we will update the site when the videos are available.

3-Part Irrigation Series: