Curious about native plants—the how, when, where, and why to use them? If you want to learn more about their use in horticulture and especially in your garden, be sure to attend one or all of the series on native plants presented by the Ann Arbor chapter of Wild Ones. All programs begin 6:45 pm at Matthaei and are free.

Part I
Wed., Jan. 10, 6:45 pm
A2WO Seed Cleaning and Exchange
Share your surplus native seeds at this workshop sponsored by Ann Arbor Wild Ones. Don’t have seeds? You can always observe and also learn techniques for cleaning seeds.

Part II
Wed. Feb. 14, 6:45 pm
You’ve Removed Invasive Plants—What’s Next?
Many people have questions about what to do after they’ve removed invasive plants on their landscapes. Come hear this panel of land managers and designers discuss their strategies for restoring and managing landscapes.

Part III
Wed., March 14, 6:45 pm
Designing Landscapes with Native Plants
Native plant landscapes can range from formal to informal while being beautiful and supporting wildlife. This interactive conversation led by local landscape designer Drew Lathin is guided by drawings and pictures of native landscapes to identify tips and pointers for design success.

Part IV
Wed. April 11, 6:45pm
How to Grow Native Plants
Growing native plants often requires different strategies than those used in traditional horticulture. Come hear how Wildtype’s Bill Schneider propagates and grows native plants and what this means for using them in your garden or ecological restoration.



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