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Sustainability for the Home Gardener

  • Thursday, March 12, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Location: West Hempstead Public Library
500 Hempstead Ave
West Hempstead, NY 11552

Description: This lecture will look at how the home gardener can incorporate sustainable gardening practices in their own home gardening. It will incorporate the topics of the advanced lecture listed below.

Recently we have taken a more serious look at our landscape practices and what we are recognizing is the permanent damage we have caused by the poor use of our resources and the need to protect these resources for the future. This is accomplished by optimum environmental and human health benefits for current and future generations by meeting the demands of today without compromising tomorrow’s needs and at the same time recognizing the strain on soil, water and natural resources.

This Advanced lecture will look at Sustainable Home Landscape practices including: Lawns, Pesticides, Irrigation, Trees, Soil, Water, Runoff, Vegetation, Native Plants, Trees, Recycle & Reuse, and Sustainable versus Not Sustainable Materials. At the end of this lecture you will have the knowledge needed to make better choices planning and maintaining your Home Landscape and doing your part to protect our environment for future generations.

To register: Call West Hempstead Library at (516) 481-6591

Contact

Mary Callanan
EMF Garden/Farm Coordinator
mc2754@cornell.edu
516-565-5265 Ext. 18

Last updated January 15, 2020