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Gardening for Diversity: Native Garden Basics

Wednesday, February 9, 2022
6:30pm

Council Bluffs Public Library - Meeting Room B
400 Willow Ave
Council Bluffs, IA 51503

Ages
Ages 14+

Cost
$15 per person

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Perfect for beginning gardeners and anyone who is interested in supporting native plantings in their outdoor spaces, Gardening for Diversity will give you the confidence and background knowledge you need to grow a beautiful native garden that supports local wildlife and provides other great benefits for you and your community!  

This first session will teach you how native gardening benefits wildlife and urban environments, help you choose a site for your garden, share ideas about plants to include and provide information about working with city ordinances and Homeowners Associations.  

Participants can pick and choose which sessions they would like to attend, but we recommend attending as many as possible to ensure you build a strong foundational knowledge. 

Session topics include: 

  • Part 1: Native Garden Basics
  • Part 2: Planning & Mapping Your Garden
  • Part 3: Selecting Native Species
  • Part 4: Garden Prep & Groundwork

Cost is $15.00 per person per session and covers program materials. Ages 14+ please. Online pre-registration is required as space is limited. For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283.  

*In the event of cancellation due to inclement weather participants will be notified via the email address provided during registration.  

Cancellation Policy

Guests may cancel their reservation for a full refund up to 1 week (7 days) prior to the program date by calling 712-545-3283 and speaking with staff directly. Cancellations received less than 1 week (7 days) in advance of the event will not be refunded. Fees for programs cancelled by PCC due to weather or other circumstances will be refunded.

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2022 programming is sponsored by the Pottawattamie Conservation Foundation.

The Pottawattamie County Conservation Board does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or other legally protected status in its employment, programs or activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Human Resource Director 227 South 6th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51501.

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