Join local author and gardening enthusiast John Tullock for an introduction to growing plants that are native to eastern North America. We will cover the most easily grown and widely available native plants suitable for a variety of garden situations. Suggestions for companion plantings, combining natives with non-native plants, the basics of soil preparation, garden maintenance, and propagation techniques will all be addressed in this presentation.
Fee includes a one gallon Solidago rugosa ‘Fireworks’ plant.
Saturday, April 13, 2019 1-3 p.m.
Cost: $35 members/$45 nonmembers . Pre-registration required: https://secure.touchnet.com/C21610_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=1640&SINGLESTORE=true
John Tullock is a writer, photographer, orchid fanatic, ichthyologist, and long-time conservationist who has been growing orchids and wildflowers for thirty years. John is an active member of the Nature Conservancy, American Orchid Society, North American Plant Protection Council, and Tennessee Native Plant Society, and until recently operated a mail-order orchid business from his home near Knoxville, Tennessee.