… as well as birders and non-birders alike who enjoy Laura Erickson’s “Speaking For the Birds” program on KUMD (Laura will be speaking at the festival!). The event is an essential for gardeners or non-gardeners interested in native landscaping; and/or all your friends and neighbors!
Habitat Here! Festival and Native Plant Sale
Sunday, Aug. 22, 10-3
Hartley Nature Center, 3001 Woodland Ave. Duluth, MN 55803
A free, open-house style festival to celebrate habitat and learn to create a haven for nature in your own yard; featuring:
- Garden Tours
- Native Plant Sale
- Expert Advice
- Kid’s Activities
Join us for garden tours, to buy plants, and to generally learn about how the plants you choose for your yard can be more than just pretty — they can be pretty and provide habitat. If you want to really garden “green” (or just mow less lawn!) this event is for you. There will be activities for kids as well as two great speakers that you are sure to enjoy! Boreal Natives and Leaning Pine Nursery will be on hand providing expert advice and offering plants for sale all day. There is no fee and no need to pre-register.
11:15 AM Chickadee Habitat – Laura Erickson, author and bird expert
1:15 PM Native Landscaping at Home – Ron Bowen, President and Founder of Prairie Restorations
Hope to See You Soon!
Carol Andrews, President
Wild Ones, Arrowhead Chapter
For more information, please contact Carol Andrews at carol_andrews @ hotmail.com or 218-529-8204 or go to hartleynature.org
*Wild Ones is a national nonprofit that promotes sustainable landscaping using native plant communities to provide habitat for birds, butterflies and other wildlife. This event is one way that the local Wild Ones Arrowhead Chapter offers information on the benefits of native plants to area residents in a casual, enjoyable atmosphere.
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