Sustainable Lawn Care: Managing Your Personal Green Space
June 14, 2008
from 01:00 pm to 03:00 pm
|Where||UMass. Field Station, 240 Beaver Street, Waltham|
|Contact Name||Jennifer Rose|
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A free talk on how to reinvent your lawn and have a non-toxic yard, followed by a tour of the green spaces at the UMass. Field Station.
Professional fine gardener Dee Kricker will cover organic methods and low-maintenance lawn alternatives, including native grasses, wildflowers, ground covers, perennials, herbs, and shrubs. The free talk will be followed by a tour of the UMass. Field Station grounds, which include GROW Community Garden and Waltham Fields Community Farm.
Waltham Land Trust board member Dee Kricker is employed by FoxGloves Gardens and Landscape Design. She is a NOFA-accredited Land Care Professional (Northeast Organic Farmers Association), certified in Landscape Management from the UMass Green School and an Advisory Board member of Waltham Fields Community Farm.
This event is part of an ongoing series sponsored by Waltham Land Trust to highlight Waltham’s many open and green spaces.