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At Roe Jan Library

Native trees and shrubs are the backbone of the landscape, not only adding structure and beauty to your garden, but also providing essential food sources for insects, birds and other animals. This presentation will cover ecological benefits of planting natives, profiles of top choices, as well as the sourcing of, and landscaping with native trees and shrubs.

Saturday, April 1, 2023 (rescheduled from 3/4)

1:00 – 2:30 p.m.

The program is presented by Tim Kennelty, a Master Gardener and Master Naturalist volunteer through the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties. Tim serves on the Board of Trustees of the Columbia Land Conservancy. He is also the co-host of Cornell’s weekly Master Gardener podcast “Nature Calls: Conversations from the Hudson Valley”. Tim has been gardening in Columbia County for more than 30 years and has developed a passion for preserving native species and combatting exotic invasive plants.

This program, the second in series of four Back to Nature programs, is sponsored in partnership with the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Columbia and Greene Counties.

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