Meetings

Tuesday, May 7, 2019  
6:30 pm
Amanda Martin on Landscape Design: Using Native Plants to Make the Space.

Considering a native garden for your new home? Want to rethink part or all of an existing yard to attract birds, pollinators, or reduce mowing? Whether you plan to do it yourself or hire a landscape designer the process of creating any garden benefits from planning.  And the planning is made easier with the experience and know-how of a professional. Bring your ideas and questions to the May meeting as Amanda Martin shares her insights and stories about planning native plant gardens.  

Part of a generation committed to Ecological Sustainability, Amanda Martin, holds a degree in Environmental Science from the University of Florida. Since then she’s worked as biologist, research scientist and horticulturalist. Martin is Owner of Grounded Solutions, a Florida native focused landscape consultation and design company in Orlando.  In addition to being a business woman she organized a community garden, maintains beehives, and serves as president of the Tarflower Chapter of the Florida Native Plant Society.

Meeting Days and Times

First Tuesday of the month, October through May (except December)

   6:30 - Gather & chat, share plant information, join the plant exchange, find a seat

   7:00 - Presention begins 

Meeting Location

Wolf High-Technology Center, Chastain Campus of Indian River State College, 2400 SE Salerno Rd, Stuart, FL 34997

2018-2019 Season

October 2 - Ginny Stibolt on Climate-Wise Landscaping  
November 6 - Pat Faehnle on Aquascaping for Backyards
January 8 - Craig Huegel on Landscpaing for Wildlife
February 5 - Carol Cloud Bailey on Color in the Native Garden
March 5 - Jennifer Pelham on Native Trees
April 2 - Vincent Encomio on Living Shorelines
May 7 - Amanda Martin on Designing a Native Garden

 

Published on  April 10th, 2019