Maryland Native Plant Society Movie Night
Tuesday, May 14, 2013 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Description: Maryland Native Plant Society will screen the video Urban & Suburban Meadows: Bringing Meadowscaping to Big and Small Spaces by author and photographer Catherine Zimmerman. The video brings into focus the amazing diversity of life inhabiting meadows, and the beautiful imagery inspires meadow creation. The 60-minute video features meadow experts Michael Nadeau, Larry Weaner, and Neil Diboll, who walk the viewer through meadow site preparation, design, planting, and maintenance. Entomologist Doug Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home, explains the intricate connection between native plants, native insects, and the soil food web.
The video was created as a companion to the popular book of the same name. It addresses the problems caused by the extensive planting of pesticide-ridden, non-native grass lawns across America. Discussion of the video will follow. Refreshments will be served. Registration is requested.
This program is free. An early-bird guided walk will be offered at 6:15 p.m.
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