CLASS ONE: Feb 20 | 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Native Planting for Nesting Birds
We'd all love to see more nesting birds in our yards, right? Learn the native plants and gardening strategies that will encourage more of our feathered friends to choose your home habitat for their nests this year.

CLASS TWO: Mar 10 | 8:30 – 10:30 am
Field Trip: Joyce’s Native Plant Garden
Gather inspiration, ideas, and identification skills from our visit to a local property that has made extensive use of native plants in the landscape.

CLASS THREE: Mar 27 | 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Native Plants for Shade & Sun
Not many can boast of a garden full of ideal sun exposure, but take heart! This class will introduce you to the native plants that are uniquely adapted to thrive in the particular conditions present in every yard. You'll leave this class with a good list of native candidates for those too-sunny or too-shady spots that have been vexing you.

CLASS FOUR: Apr 7 | 8:30 – 10:30 am
Field Trip: Green Swamp
Enjoy a morning of native plant discovery, observation, and identification in one of our region's most rich and diverse native habitats.

CLASS FIVE: Apr 17 | 6:30 – 8:00 pm
Creating a Meadow Garden with Native Plants
​More than a charming addition to the landscape, a native meadow garden offers a boon to the wildlife in your yard. Learn how to establish a unique landscape accent that will provide food and habitat to songbirds and pollinators, encourage both plant and wildlife diversity, and offer durable, low-maintenance beauty throughout the seasons.  

Spring Semester Native Plants Class
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February 20 - April 17, 2019
Curious about the benefits of 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 and trips 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!