Dear Friends of the North 40,
The vernal pool’s close proximity to roads and residences makes it especially vulnerable to stormwater runoff carrying pollutants, including pesticides and fertilizers. Come learn how to maintain your property naturally at this free event!
Landscapes for Living: A Forum on Eco-Friendly Gardening and Lawn CareSaturday, May 1310:30 am to 3 pmWellesley Free Library
Whether you are a beginning gardener or a long-time green thumb, you’ll find inspiration and information at this free forum on earth-friendly ways to care for your home landscape. Enjoy talks by nationally known experts Doug Tallamy and Chip Osborne, and participate in practical workshops on composting, ornamental edibles, and planting for pollinators! Come at 10 am and get advice on soil analysis from Cricket Vlass, Landscape Planner for the Wellesley DPW.Event co-sponsors: Wellesley Natural Resources Commission, Sustainable Wellesley, Health Department, Recreation Department, and Wellesley Free Library.Register here for light lunch and to be eligible for prizes: tinyurl.com/LandscapesForLiving