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Plant Communities of Eastern Massachusetts: Vital Context for Landscape Design

October 4, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Organized by Grow Native MassachusettsEvery garden matters ~ Every landscape counts®

This workshop is part of The “How” Workshops: Success with Native Plants


Instructor: Patricia Swain Rice

Pricing:  Member $38/ Non-member $48/ Workshop Sponsor $100;  REGISTRATION LINK

Location: Great Hall Lodge at Cedar Hill Girl Scout Camp, 265 Beaver St, Waltham

October 4, 2017 (Wednesday)   |   1:00pm to 4:00pm

This is a classroom workshop with an optional short field walk at the end.

   3.0 HSW LA CES available.


A solid understanding of natural plant communities is indispensable for any designer looking to create native landscapes that are ecologically sound and aesthetically satisfying. Ecologist Pat Swain will describe the plant communities common in eastern Massachusetts, with an overview of the conditions that influence the species assembled in each one, and a focus on the structure of successional types that may be mimicked in a successful ecological design.


This event is co-sponsored by the BSLA.


October 4, 2017
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Cedar Hill Girl Scout Camp
265 Beaver Street
Waltham, MA
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