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Learning in the Garden Workshop Series

  • Saturday, October 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

A monthly workshop series using a hands-on approach to explain the principles of gardening.

Classes start at 10 am and last about 30 minutes.

October 19: Native and Nativar Plants:Cracking the code for the real meaning of the terms used to describe native plants

Cecily Frazier

Confused by the meaning of the terms surrounding native plants?What does ‘native’ mean?Why does this term seem to have different meanings in different contexts?What does it actually mean?What about when a plant is part native and part hybridized?That’s a ‘nativar’, but what does that really mean?What, if anything, does that mean to pollinators?Can bees tell the difference?We’ll clarify plant lingo, and give you the tools you need to have to buy what you thought you were buying—but maybe weren’t.

These events are free but pre-registration is helpful. Use the links to the left to register.

Contact

Dona Crawford
Community Horticulture Program Coordinator
dm282@cornell.edu
845-340-3990 ext. 335

Location

SUNY Ulster
491 Cottekill Road
Stone Ridge, New York 12484

Last updated September 23, 2019