Experts at D&R Greenway on Healthy Landscaping: Delight Your Birds, Bees and Butterflies, June 21, 7 to 8:30 p.m. Sustainable landscaping for the home garden is a free event. Register at firstname.lastname@example.org 609 924-4646 One Preservation Place, off Rosedale Road, Princeton 08540.
Pepper DeTuro, President of Woodwinds: Partners in Ecology, will speak on sustainable approaches to landscaping, recommending proper horticultural practices applicable to this climate zone.
Judith Robinson, Certified Organic Landscape Design and D&R Greenway Education and Outreach Manager, will explain correct mulches and methods for local trees and plants. Current local methods are compromising the home garden.
Emily Blackman, Manager of D&R Greenway Native Plant Nursery and Land Protection Associate, will differentiate between native plant species and exotics. Her focus is essential mutually sustaining relationship between native plant species and the wild creatures who evolved alongside them. A selection of native plants will be for sale at the event: Eastern Red Columbine, Butterfly Milkweed, Wild Blue Indigo, and Blue Vervain.
The D&R Greenway Native Plant Nursery is open summer Fridays, 3:00 to 5:00 p.m.