Creating Habitat for Wildlife and People in the Home Landscape

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Thursday, January 12, 2017
Falmouth Historical Society's Cultural Center
Falmouth Historical Society's Cultural Center
Katharine Lee Bates Road
Falmouth, MA 02540

Often when people hear “naturalized” or “native” garden, their first impression is of an untamed, uninviting, or even downright messy landscape. But imagine a landscape that meets the needs of both people AND wildlife; a garden that is beautiful, sustainable, and ecologically healthy. This is not a Utopian vision, but a realistic and desirable goal for the home landscape.

Through colorful photographs and real project examples, Theresa Sprague of BlueFlax Design LLC will share the aesthetic qualities and wildlife habitat value of a range of commercially available native plant species while considering principles of good ecological design including site analysis, wildlife needs, zones of use, sensory experiences, and cues to care. Bring your Cape Cod plant and garden questions!

Cost: Free

For more information:
Phone: (508) 540-0876
Hosted By: The 300 Committee & Salt Pond Areas Bird Sanctuaries, Inc.
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