Early Registration Now Open for Sustainability Symposium

Working with Nature for Sustainable, Beautiful Gardens is a two-day symposium sponsored by Virginia Cooperative Extension and Master Gardeners of Northern Virginia.  

Day 1: Keynote presentation by Dr. Tallamy on how native plants can beautify your gardens while serving as central food sources for the insects, birds and butterflies that are essential to a healthy local ecosystem. Holly Shimizu will describe theLandscape for Life ™ program, an eco-friendly approach to gardening from the U.S. Botanic Garden that can provide a wealth of health and environmental benefits. The day also includes break-out sessions with local experts on elements of the Landscape for Life ™ program. To be held at Fairlington Community Center, 3308 South Stafford Street, Arlington, VA.

Day 2: Participants will tour the five VCE/MGNV Demonstration Gardens in Arlington and Alexandria to see the elements of the Landscape for Life™ program in action.

Register Now and Save!
Register on-line. Registration fee (includes a box lunch for Day 1):
$40 for early registration; $50 starting on April 1.

More information on the speakers and sessions

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