Native Plants, Natural Selections: Survival of the Fittest for New England Gardens
Join the Great Island Garden Club for our opening program of the 2023 gardening season with Certified Master Gardener Michele Fronk Schuckel from Natural Selections Gardens. She’ll discuss using plant material native to New England in any garden (including containers). The benefits of this practice include drawing pollinating insects and birds, seasonal weather tolerance, eco-friendly practices, and garden longevity. The speaker will include a handout with native plants that audience members can bring to the nursery and other great resources to make it easy to incorporate the ideas from the lecture into home gardens.
Natural Selections Gardens is rooted in the philosophy that native plant material and organic gardening practices will be more sustainable in our New England environment and will draw beneficial pollinators to our gardens with a diverse plant material palette. Please note the change of location. We will meet at the Stonebridge Clubhouse Rec Room (lower level, elevator available). Please plan to join us at 6:30pm for the meet and greet. All are welcome, $5 at the door.