Native Ground Covers for Sun and Shade
A variety of native plant species, including perennials, ferns, grasses, and even some woody plants, can function as ground covers in multiple landscape situations.
Learn which native species may serve as excellent replacements for overused and invasive traditional ground covers such as English ivy, liriope, periwinkle, and creeping euonymus, while providing much-need food and habitat for our local pollinators and birds. Extension Master Gardener Elaine Mills, a creative force behind the resource "Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic", will share her experience growing most of these plants in her own garden and at the Glencarlyn Library Community Garden, a Virginia Cooperative Extension Demonstration Garden in Arlington, Virginia, where she serves as a co-coordinator.
This is an online class offered by Extension Master Gardeners via Zoom.
Speaker: Extension Master Gardener Elaine Mills
This event will be held via Zoom. You will receive an immediate email confirmation. PLEASE CHECK YOUR EMAIL FOR REGISTRATION CONFIRMATION – make sure to check your SPAM folder. Do not register twice.
You will receive an additional email with the Zoom link & password and any additional materials 24 hours prior to the class
You will receive a reminder email with the Zoom link & password and any additional materials 1 hour prior to the class
Registration closes an hour before the event begins.