Join Lorraine Johnson, as she explores the benefits and how-tos of introducing native plants to the home landscape, and explodes some myths and common misconceptions.
You will learn how to incorporate them into existing gardens and create gorgeous easy-to-grow plant combinations. The potential of native plant food production in our home gardens will be mentioned featuring unusual ornamental and edible species.
Lorraine Johnson is the author of numerous books on urban agriculture, native plant gardening, stewardship and conservation. Her most recent book- A Flower Patch for the Rusty-Patched Bumble Bee: Creating Habitat for Native Pollinators, co-authored with Dr. Sheila Colla - is available as a free downloadable pdf from Friends of the Earth Canada: foecanada.org/bee-garden-guide