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Sustainable Home Landscapes – A CFBG Heritage Series Seminar

April 24 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Creating and Caring for Sustainable Home Landscapes

Date: Wednesday, April 24
Time: 12noon- 2pm (lunch included)
Location: Cape Fear Botanical Garden Grand Hall

Description: If you are a gardener who cares deeply about the environment, then this talk is for you. As gardeners we strive to create the best environment for the plants we grow, and when we garden with sustainability in mind, we use plants to create a better ecosystem for nature, for people, and for the world. This educational and entertaining talk focuses on ecological and sustainable approaches to home gardening that improve our outdoor living spaces by reducing, recycling, repurposing, and rethinking the way we garden. Presented by PBS Personality Bryce Lane of “In the Garden” with Bryce Lane.

Audience Target: Ages 16 and up with all levels of gardening experience

Format: Lecture-style with time for questions.

Key Topics Covered:

  • Importance of sustainability in gardening
  • Creating a better ecosystem through gardening
  • Ecological approaches to home gardening
  • Sustainable gardening practices
  • Reducing, recycling, repurposing, and rethinking in gardening

Benefits/Learning Outcomes:

  • Understand the role of plants in creating a better ecosystem
  • Learn practical strategies for sustainable gardening
  • Gain knowledge on reducing waste and environmental impact in gardening
  • Explore creative ways to rethink traditional gardening practices

Presenter: Bryce Lane is an Alumni Distinguished Undergraduate Professor Emeritus and Lecturer Emeritus, Department of Horticultural Science, NC State University, PBS Series “In the Garden with Bryce Lane”

Cost: $35 fee ($25 for garden members) includes lunch, instruction, and take-home materials as provided by the speaker

Registration: Preregistration is required – Members, register HERE – Non-Members, use THIS LINK.

The CFBG Heritage Series includes workshops, talks and Garden walks that connect people to plants. Topics include gardening, native plants, conservation, biodiversity and more. Attendees will learn about foundational concepts of gardening, easy ways to implement conservation, how beauty and biodiversity go hand-in-hand, food production and more.

The Heritage Series is supported by the H.M. & Pearl Kyle Foundation, Inc. and Webb Carpet Company.


April 24
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Cape Fear Botanical Garden
536 N. Eastern Boulevard
Fayetteville, NC 28301 United States
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