Upcoming Programs

(Note: you can watch videos of some of our past programs on our YouTube channel.)

Beauty in Nature: Native Landscaping Through the Seasons

Speaker: Bennett Dowling, Organic Landscape Gardener- 577 Foundation

Time: 7:00 pm EDT

When: Tuesday, February 8, 2022

Where: Online via Zoom. Register using this link.

Somehow, over the years we convinced ourselves that the only way to have a pleasing multi-season garden was to utilize non-native plants. However, designing a diverse garden with native plants and their cultivars can reward humans and other fauna throughout all four seasons. This presentation will cover many native woody plants and forbs, their requirements, and their use in the garden.

This program is free and open to the public. Please tell your friends!

Member Q&A Program

Speaker: Panel of Wild Ones board members

Time: 7:00 pm EDT

When: Tuesday, March 8, 2022

Where: Virtual program on Zoom. Register using this link.

We invite members to submit questions related to gardening with natives in your yard. It can be anything from the basics related to getting started to maintenance, pests, etc.
Please submit questions via email to: wildonesoakopeningsregion@gmail.com by February 8, 2022. We will then organize the questions and address as many as possible during the program or subsequent programs.

This program is free and open to the public. Please tell your friends!

Understanding (and Even Appreciating!) Tree Galls

Speaker: Joe Boggs, OSU Extension

Time: 7:00 pm EDT

When: Tuesday, April 12, 2022

Where: Virtual program on Zoom. Register using this link.

Tree galls are the most obvious and least damaging of any abnormal plant growths found on trees. They may not be harmful, but it’s common for landowners to insist these largely untreatable growths be treated. Discover the secrets behind these remarkable plant structures including how galls are formed and their true impact on tree health.

This program is free and open to the public. Please tell your friends!

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You can find more information about programs in our chapter newsletter and on our Facebook page.

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