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Landscape for Life: Spring 2018

Harness nature’s power to create a healthy, beautiful home landscape.

Landscape for Life is a 6-session course and field trip in sustainable landscaping on how you can transform your home into a healthy refuge that benefits birds, pollinators and other wildlife. Developed by the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center and the U.S. Botanic Garden.

When: Tuesdays, February 13-April 4, 2018 (April 4 is a snow date) & Saturday, April 7
Where: Sycamore House, 23506 Founders Drive, Ashburn VA
Time: 6:30 to 8:30 PM
Cost: $65/student

Class One, February 13
1. Intro to Landscape for Life, Nan McCarry, Course Leader
2. How your Landscape Affects the Chesapeake Bay Watershed, Gem Bingol, Land Use Officer, Piedmont Environmental Council

Class Two, February 20
Soil in the Sustainable Landscape, Alex Darr, Senior Associate, EcoLogix Group

Class Three, February 27
Water in the Sustainable Landscape, Chris Van Vlack, Urban/Ag Conservationist, Loudoun Soil & Water Conservation District

Class Four, March 6
Habitat in the Sustainable Landscape, Celia Vuocolo, Habitat and Stewardship Specialist, Piedmont Environmental Council

Class Five, March 13
Plants in the Sustainable Landscape, Julie Borneman, Owner, Watermark Woods Native Plants

Class Six, March 20 (no class on March 27)
1. Successful Plant Practices, Susan Abraham, Principal, Lush Life Landscape Design Associates
2. Materials in the Sustainable Landscape, Nan McCarry
Field Trip, Saturday, April 7
Details will be reviewed during Class One

Offered in partnership with: Loudoun Soil & Water Conservation District, Piedmont Environmental Council, Watermark Woods and Loudoun Wildlife Conservancy.

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