Class Schedule:

CLASS ONE: March 7 | 6:15 – 7:45 pm
Native Plants & Gardening for Bluebirds
We'd all love to see more bluebirds in our yards, right? Learn the native plants and gardening strategies that will encourage more bluebirds to spend time in your home habitat.  

CLASS TWO: Apr 4 | 6:15 – 7:45 pm
Tough Natives for Tough Landscapes:
Wet Soils, Dry Soils, and Everything In Between
Not many can boast of a garden full of ideal soil and sun exposure, but take heart! This class will introduce you to the native plants that are uniquely adapted to thrive in less-than-ideal conditions in our region.

CLASS THREE: Apr 8 | 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.

CLASS FOUR: May 6 | 8:00 – 11:00 am
Field Trip: Gretchen Schramm’s Garden
Enjoy a morning of native plant discovery, observation, and identification in Gretchen's beautiful, wildlife-friendly oasis.

CLASS FIVE: May 9 | 6:15 – 7:45 pm
Native Plants & Gardening for Butterflies
Butterflies are beautiful to watch, are effective pollinators for your flowers, and can easily be attracted to alight in your garden with the right native plants. This class will cover the variety of native plants and gardening strategies that will provide support during all of the stages of the butterfly life cycle.

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Spring Semester Native Plants Class
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March 7 - May 9, 2018
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 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!