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Growing Green Gardens

Join us in March to learn how to create a garden that is eco-friendly and welcoming to pollinators who help sustain the health of the environment.

The City of Plano Sustainability and Environmental Education Division (SEED) will present the following programs:

Planning for Pollinators
Davis Library
Thursday, March 16 at 6:30pm

Spring is a great time to upgrade your landscape to make it more pollinator-friendly. Get the low-down on who will flit, flutter, buzz or hum their way into your new pollinator paradise

Saving on a Rainy Day – Rainwater Harvesting
Davis Library
Wednesday, March 29 at 6:30pm

If last summer’s long, hot dry spell had you wishing that you had a barrel full of fresh rainwater, this is the workshop for you. We’re sharing tips on how to select, install and care for your rain barrel.

For additional SEED workshops, visit our YouTube channel.

Check it Out

Discover more with these resources from our collection:

100 Plants to Feed the Bees: Provide a Healthy Habitat to Help Pollinators Thrive by The Xerces Society | Print | eBook

Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens by Douglas W. Tallamy | Print | eBook

Butterfly Gardening: Creating Summer Magic in Your Garden by The Xerces Society | Print

Gardening With Less Water: Low-tech, Low-cost Techniques for Using up to 90% Less Water in Your Garden by David A. Bainbridge | Print

How to Create an Eco Garden: The Practical Guide to Sustainable and Greener Gardening by John Walker | Print

Native Plant Gardening for Birds, Bees & Butterflies: South by Jaret C. Daniels | Print

The New Create an Oasis with Greywater: Integrated Design for Water Conservation: Reuse, Rainwater Harvesting & Sustainable Landscaping by Art Ludwig | Print

Pollinator Friendly Gardening: Gardening for Bees, Butterflies, and Other Pollinators by Rhonda Hayes Fleming | Print

Rain Gardens: Managing Rainwater Sustainably in the Garden and Designed Landscape by Nigel Dunnett | Print

Tomorrow’s Garden: Design and Inspiration for a New Age of Sustainable Gardening by Stephen Orr | Print

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