Landscaping with Native Plants

Gardening with native plants makes sense for today’s homeowner due to their adaptation to So. Utah’s climate, low maintenance and low requirements for water, fertilizer, and pruning. Native plants are also resistant to diseases and pests. In this two-day class, participants will learn the principles of xeriscaping, or gardening using little water, characteristics of suitable native species and how to propagate, plant and maintain them.

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Spring 2019

2 Weeks / S 9:00-11:00 am
Cost: $40
Start Date: March 16

Location: GC 110
Teacher:  Douglas Reynolds

Instructor Bio
Doug Reynolds earned his bachelor’s degree in biology from Yale and a Ph.D. in botany from Duke University. He has taught biology and science courses at Central Washington and Eastern Kentucky Universities, and the University of Montana. Currently, Reynolds teaches public courses for the Zion Natural History Association and SUU Community Education programs.