Do you find yourself a bit bewildered by all the native/nativar/cultivar/adaptable plant options being promoted by the horticultural industry these days? Brad sure does! He’s going to sort through and try to make sense of some of these confusing labels and distinctions to help us in our collective quest for improving ecosystem function in our not-so-native urban environments. Join him on this quest!
Native Plant School Winter 2022 Schedule (all classes are online):
- Jan 27 | 7 pm – Site Analysis to Guide Planting Decisions with Scott Vogt
- Feb 10 | 7 pm – Rethinking Native Plant Maintenance with Scott Vogt
- Mar 3 | 7 pm – Seasons of Color with Katie Schmidt
- Mar 24 | 7 pm – Nativars, Cultivars and Adaptables, oh my! with Brad Guhr
The Dyck Arboretum of the Plains offers numerous workshops that encourage the use of native plants in landscaping. Native plants are drought tolerant, ornamental, and provide food and shelter to wildlife. A landscape rich with native plants can be enjoyed for its beauty and the wealth of birds and pollinators it attracts.