Class Schedule:
CLASS ONE: February 2 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Natural History of North Carolina Native Plants
Learn how native plants have evolved along with our region's climate, soil, and other factors to create plants that are uniquely adapted to thrive in our regional conditions and serve our regional wildlife.   

CLASS TWO: March 2 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Native Plants for Shade
Growing in the shade can be a challenge, but there are many wildlife-friendly native plants that take it in stride. Learn about the native plant species that are particularly well-suited for those less-sunny areas in your landscape.

CLASS THREE: April 5 | 6:00 – 7:30 pm
Native Plants for Sun
Full sun in the Cape Fear region is a tough condition under which to grow. We'll introduce you to the native plants that thrive under these punishing conditions and share planting tips that will help ensure success.

CLASS FOUR: April 8 | 8:00 – 11:00 am
Field Trip: Native Plant ID at Green Swamp
Enjoy a morning of native plant discovery, observation, and identification in one of our region's most outstanding natural habitats.

CLASS FIVE: May 20 | 8:00 – 11:00 am
Field Trip: Native Landscape Yard Visit
Gather inspiration, ideas, and identification skills from our visit to a local yard that has made extensive use of native plants in the landscape.

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Spring Semester Native Plants Class
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February 2 - May 20, 2017
Curious about native plants and how to incorporate them into your backyard habitat? Join Wild Bird & Garden’s Jill Peleuses and local entomologist, owner of Doghobble Native Plants, and Star-News contributor Sam Marshall for a special set of classes that will introduce you to our region’s native plants and teach the basics of how to create a hardy and wildlife-friendly native landscape right in your yard.
Class is $75 per person. Class size is limited, and pre-registration is required. Participants provide own transportation for field trips (we can help arrange carpooling). Stop by either store or give us a call at (910) 343-6001 to register soon!
SPECIAL BONUS! The first 10 sign-ups for the class have the option to purchase a one-hour home yard visit and detailed assessment for just $30 (Normally a $100 value). Act fast! (New Hanover & Pender Only.)