Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Celebrate Earth Day – Get some cool garden goodies

What: Celebrate Earth Day, Plant a tree, Learn about wildlife gardening

When: April 21st, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Where: Chevy Chase Community Center

In partnership with the DC Dept. of the Environment, the Chevy Chase Citizens Association is celebrating Earth Day with a free educational, hands-on workshop to help people create backyard habitats for wildlife. The date is Saturday, April 21 from 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Chevy Chase Community Center, 5600 Connecticut Avenue, NW.

Topics covered by the Audubon Society and other environmental groups include conservation landscaping, gardening for wildlife, plant selection, and general landscaping design principles. Participants will help plant a tree and a demonstration garden and receive a habitat kit containing a native plant guide, an invasive plant booklet, a book on wildlife gardening, a birdhouse kit and a live plant! If you need more info, email bbaldwing@yahoo.com

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