Shoreline residents are invited to come on out to a free Native Plant Workshop at the Burgess Hall on Saturday, April 5th from 1:00 to 3:30. Phillip Fry from the Old Field Garden and Wildflower Nursery will be presenting a workshop on “getting ready for spring” with a focus on using native plants and natural gardening techniques.
Discussion Topics will also include:
There is no cost for the workshop. Phillip’s presentation will be approximately an hour and a half with additional time reserved for refreshments and questions and answers. Space is limited, so please pre-register early to ensure you can join us.
Phillip has over twenty years of experience in habitat gardening using native plants. Phillip began the Old Field Garden and Nursery in 1984 as a research project in landscape restoration. Phillip now offers over 90 species of native plants and on-site consultations and design services to gardeners who would like to install environmentally friendly, water conscious, chemical free gardens.
For more information, Visit Phillips website at: www.oldfieldgarden.on.ca
Please contact Barbara King at (613) 273-8174 or [email protected] for more information and to register. This workshop has been made possible through support from the Lanark County Stewardship Council, The Federation of Ontario Cottagers' Associations, The Lake Networking Group, Tay Valley Township and the Rideau Valley Conservation Authority.
The workshop is located at Burgess Hall on Narrows Lock Road (off County Road 10 south of Perth).