Healing the Earth, One Landscape at a Time

Creating Living Landscapes
with Doug Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home

Friday, September 7, 2018, 7:00pm
University of Tennessee University Center Auditorium
642 E. 5th Street, Chattanooga TN

 

How can we create socially acceptable landscapes using native plants? 
Many people are concerned that native plants are more prone to insect damage, 
are messy and not attractive, will attract vermin, and cannot be used formally. 
Tallamy will dispel these misconceptions and suggest ways to make your property 
a showpiece, while contributing to the ecological functioning of the local ecosystem.

The program also includes presentation of the 2018 Habitat Hero Awards to exemplary 
sustainable gardens in the Tennessee Valley.

All tickets $10.  
REGISTER for September 7 Habitat Hero Event

 

COMBO TICKET:
September 7 AND 8
Habitat Hero/Doug Tallamy AND Bringing Nature Home Garden Tour
$15 combo ticket available for current Wild Ones members only.
PURCHASE COMBO TICKET

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Saturday, September 8, 2018
10:00am – 6:00pm

Tour 5 Native Plant Gardens

Visit four different established native plant gardens and the Tennessee Aquarium Conservation Institute garden.  Learn how to bring nature to YOUR home garden.

Proceeds benefit the Seeds for Education grants for pollinator gardens at local schools.
All tickets $10 – includes ALL gardens.  Children under 12 are FREE.   
REGISTER for September 8 Bringing Nature Home Garden Tour


COMBO TICKET:

September 7 AND 8
Habitat Hero/Doug Tallamy AND Bringing Nature Home Garden Tour
$15 combo ticket available for current Wild Ones members only.
PURCHASE COMBO TICKET

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The Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones is an organization for those interested in landscaping with native plants. We present guest speakers in educational programs throughout the year, as well as an annual native plant symposium in early spring; these programs are open to the public. Additional programs for members-only include field trips, regional hikes, visits to members’ gardens (“Landscapes in Progress”), social events and meetings.  The chapter also offers Certificate in Native Plants classes, in partnership with the Tennessee Native Plant Society and Reflection Riding Arboretum & Nature Center.

 

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UPCOMING PROGRAMS
July 28      Make Your Own Nature Journal, with Nora Bernhardt
Aug. 13      Native Plants in Urban Settings, with Scott Drucker

Click HERE to view more upcoming programs.
Click HERE to view upcoming Certificate in Native Plants classes.

 

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The Chattanooga Area Pollinator Partnership is a project of the Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones that aims to restore pollinator habitat.  We are working cooperatively with other area organizations to expand pollinator protection north and east of the metropolitan area.  We are volunteers, gardeners, teachers, conservationists and students concerned about increasing and improving pollinator habitat.

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Read more information about Wild Ones at www.wildones.org.

Click HERE to join the Tennessee Valley Chapter of Wild Ones.