Creating a Wildlife Pond for All Seasons

Code: HG61099

Dates: March 19, 2022

Meets: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

Sessions: 1

Location: ONLINE

Course Fee: $41.00

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Including a pond in your garden is a good way to support local wildlife. Learn how to create a simple and beautiful wildlife pond that also provides an essential habitat for frogs, toads, dragonflies, birds, butterflies and other water dependent creatures, adding color and activity to your landscape year-round. Unlike traditional ponds, wildlife ponds do not require filters, pumps or chemicals making them an easy addition to any space. Discuss the materials you’ll need, optimal locations, native plants best suited for in-pond life as well as the plants that will also thrive in moist areas elsewhere in your yard.
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Michelle Detwiler

Michelle is an ecological landscape consultant, planting designer, and naturalist educator in the Pennsylvania Piedmont. She believes in the art and science of ecological gardening to inform a modern, intelligent, and compassionate approach to landscape stewardship through the use of native plants, unique in their capacity to support native insects, birds, and other animals. She’s a Pennsylvania Master Naturalist and recently brought the Pollinator Pathway Northeast program to Lower Merion and Narberth. She works at Redbud Native Plant Nursery in Media, PA and owns her own business, Wild About Native Plants which specializes in helping homeowners and public space stewards create resilient living landscapes by incorporating native plants. She has a B.A. in Biology from the University of Texas at Dallas and an M.A. from Johns Hopkins University as well as a decade of experience in planting and tending native plants. www.wildaboutnativeplants.com

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