10 Great Strategies for a Beautiful, Sustainable Back Yard

10 Great Strategies for a Beautiful, Sustainable Back Yard
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Ohio Sustainable Landscape Symposium
Saturday, September 15, 2012
8:30am – 4pm
Hosted by The Dawes Arboretum, in partnership with Licking County Master Gardeners

Learn easy, cost-effective strategies that will help you make (and keep!) your yard ‘greener’ and more beautiful. We’ll discuss vertical gardening, rainwater harvesting, organic lawn care practices, and other top ‘green’ landscaping practices.

Explore the benefits of native plants, their importance to the green industry, and practical approaches to sustainable landscaping. Discover new ways to integrate sustainable “green” ideas into widespread traditional practices. From the keynote address to the twenty-minute talks and garden tour, spend the day at this exciting symposium exploring a world of native plants that are both beautiful and ecologically important!

One of the world’s most distinguished horticulturists, Allan M. Armitage, is a professor at the University of Georgia, Athens, where he teaches, conducts research on new garden plants, and runs the University of Georgia Horticulture Gardens. Charming, lively and highly knowledgeable, Dr. Armitage is in constant demand as a speaker and has lectured worldwide. Additional symposium presenters include plant experts and designers from The Dawes Arboretum, The Ohio State University, and Central Ohio. Symposium fee includes lunch and garden tour.

Early bird registration through September 1 – $50, after September 1 – $60
To register call 740.323.2355 or 800.44.DAWES.

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