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May 17: Native Plant Workshop

Lynnhurst Neighborhood

Native Plant Workshop

Sat., May 17

9 a.m.-Noon

Lynnhurst Community Center, W. 50th St. and W. Minnehaha Parkway












Learn how to incorporate beautiful and sustainable native plants into your landscape at this FREE workshop. We will open the workshop with a keynote talk about how to create or enhance the diversity of native plant habitat around our homes, followed by “Table Topic” question and answer discussion sessions led by experts on related topics.  Attendees may participate in as many of these as time allows.  Native plant landscaping resource information tables will also be available.

Free native plants for Lynnhurst residents who preregister and attend. Attendees from outside Lynnhurst may purchase plants at the workshop from our supplier, Landscape Alternatives, Inc.

All attendees are asked to please preregister by May 7.  Preregistration required by May 7 for Lynnhurst residents who wish to receive free plants so that the correct number can be ordered.

Preregister by sending an email tolynnhurst.env.comm@gmail.comwith your name and street address, or in person at the Lynnhurst Community Center. 

Keynote SpeakerDouglas Owens-Pike, President, EnergyScapes

Douglas has been designing native plant landscapes for 25 years and is the author of Beautifully SustainableFreeing Yourself to Enjoy Your Landscape.   His book will be available for purchase at the workshop.

Table Topic Discussions

¨ Boulevards:  Creating Thriving Eco-Gardens in Challenging Spaces

¨ A Top Ten List of Sun-Loving Native Plants

¨ Landscaping with Native Trees & Shrubs

¨ Learning to Identify Non-native Species and Other Plants of Concern and How to Control Them in Your Yard

¨ Native Woodland and Savannah Plants for Shade & Part Shade Gardens

¨ Problems for Pollinators and the Best Native Plants for Attracting Them


For information on Table Topic discussion leaders and descriptions, see Enduring Environs at



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