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wildlife habitats, Bill McLaughlin, USBG

Bill McLaughlin on Creating Healthy Wildlife Habitats

Bill McLaughlin, Curator at the United  States Botanic Garden in Washington, D.C., will be speaking about biodiversity and wildlife habitats during the upcoming  EcoSavvy Symposium on February 18, 2017 at Green Spring Gardens in Alexandria, Va. In 2005, Bill became the Curator of Plants with oversight of the plant-based content of the Botanic Garden. He…

climate change and gardening, Ken Druse

Climate Change and Gardening: Ken Druse Shares Insights

Ken Druse will be speaking about climate change and gardening at the upcoming one-day Green Matters Symposium, “Plant Solutions in The Age of Climate Change,” Friday, February 24, 2017, in Silver Spring, Md. Ken is a best-selling and award-winning author and photographer and a popular lecturer. His most recent books include The New Shade Garden…

Gardening Events Virginia

Gardening Events in Tidewater Virginia

If you or someone you know lives in the Tidewater area of Virginia, now is a good time to check out what’s happening with the Virginia Beach Master Gardeners. Mark your calendars for these free upcoming educational gardening events in Virginia Beach. VBMG Tree Workshop February 25, 2017, 8:30 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Spend the…

Caring for birds in winter, wiki

Caring for Birds in Winter

As temperatures turn colder, food availability for non-migratory birds becomes limited and our feathered friends can benefit from a helping hand. Use these 13 tips on caring for birds in winter to create a healthier habitat in your own yard. Keep bird feeders up and full all winter. Choose feeders that will keep the seed…

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