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Annapolis Green is partnering with Founding 100 supporter Homestead Gardens in an exciting three-part spring gardening seminar series. The third is Here We Grow: Beautiful & Delicious!

Topics covered: Companion planting and the relationship between flowers and veggies for a truly Beautiful & Delicious garden!

Beautiful & Delicious!

Let’s celebrate beautiful and delicious gardens everywhere! Join Annapolis Green’s Here We Grow initiative… a modern-day Victory Garden initiative to encourage people to value the land and Nature by installing, developing or updating front yard gardens to provide beauty, food, and pollinator habitat everywhere you can! Meeting Annapolis Green’s overall organizational mission, this program resonates with many people who are gardening and cooking. Together, let’s get excited about the bounty of a summer garden, share ideas, tips and tricks.

Speakers: 

anna chaneyhoney's harvest farm logoAnna Chaney – Anna is a CPA, entrepreneur, certified in Permaculture Theory and Design, Regenerative Agriculture Farmer, Herbalist and Shamanic Energy Healer. She founded, owns, and operates a local catering and event company located at an eco-lifestyle marina resort on the Chesapeake Bay. She and her family have preserved over 1500 acres in agricultural and historic preservation in Anne Arundel County and Northern Calvert County. She lives on and care-takes a 160-acre permaculture farm, Honey’s Harvest, located in Lothian, Maryland, where she and her son grow and produce native fruits and nuts, and make herbal plant-based tinctures and syrups. Their focus is healing the soil; which feeds the plants and nourishes the people. She is dedicated to growing nutrient dense food and medicine for people: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” 

heather wheatleyHeather Wheatley – Homestead Gardens’ Educational Coordinator, Heather is also a certified Chesapeake Bay landscape professional and certified professional horticulturalist. Heather’s immense knowledge of our landscape will help anyone, novice or pro, get the most out of the soil and provide guidance on what to plant that will thrive. Her personal and professional mission is to proliferate the art and science of real and sustainable horticulture. She has expertise in plant selection, production, and trial installations in green roofing, green walls, and pollinator/beneficial meadow-scaping.

 

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Annapolis Green is partnering with Founding 100 supporter Homestead Gardens in an exciting three-part spring gardening seminar series. The first, Here We Grow: Planting Resilient Species, on March 24, will kick off Annapolis Green’s Here We Grow program. It will focus on understanding the soil and planting for our region.

Speakers include:

  • Heather Wheatley of Homestead Gardens is a Certified Chesapeake Bay landscape professional and certified professional horticulturist. Heather’s immense knowledge of our landscape will help anyone–novice or pro–get the most out of the soil and provide guidance on what plants will thrive.
  • Josh Clark, Landscape Architect, Restoration Coordinator with Anne Arundel County’s Watershed Stewards Academy (WSA), and Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional, will discuss WSA’s Replant Anne Arundel program, the mission behind the initiative, and how to get involved. Josh will also share his favorite native resilient species.

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homestead gardensHomestead Gardens presents a talk about the importance of using resilient plant materials to ensure a healthy habitat. Selecting plants from our ecoregion supports biodiversity and improves the health of the critical area of the Chesapeake Bay Watershed.

This talk will be moderated by Heather Wheatley, Certified Professional Horticulturist, Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional & Education Director and Rebecca Sherman, Nursery Manager, both of Homestead Gardens. They will also discuss Homestead’s Native Habitat Center.

Pre-registration required.

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Matching Plants and Pollinators

Explore what pollinators are, above and below us, and then give them what they want. Attracting and feeding pollinators can very rewarding. Realizing our symbiotic relationship with our environment can be heightened in our own backyard. The content in this class will be relevant to beginners, intermediate and experienced gardeners. Speaker: Heather Wheatley, CPH, Education Coordinator for the Homestead Gardens’ Garden Academy. Her personal and professional mission is to proliferate the art and science of real and sustainable horticulture.

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Matching Plants and Pollinators

beeExplore what pollinators are, above and below us, and then give them what they want. Attracting and feeding pollinators can very rewarding. Realizing our symbiotic relationship with our environment can be heightened in our own backyard. The content in this class will be relevant to beginners, intermediate and experienced gardeners. Speaker: Heather Wheatley, CPH, Education Coordinator for the Homestead Gardens’ Garden Academy. Her personal and professional mission is to proliferate the art and science of real and sustainable horticulture.

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