The event will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. and features three highly regarded experts, Dick Bir, Dale Hendricks
and W. Gary Smith.
has been growing and propagating plants professionally since 1975.He is a co-founder of North Creek Nurseries, Inc. which grows a wide range of perennials, wildflowers, grasses and fast-growing shrubs, with particular emphasis on eastern regional native plants and garden varieties of natives.He is a co-chair of the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia.
Native plants can be integral to creating a sustainable landscape.They have high value for improving water quality, enriching biodiversity and enhancing native habitats.Hendricks
will cover natives that are drought tolerant as well as ones selected for beauty and disease resistance.
Grasses and sedges add diversity to the garden as they provide contrasting forms and textures.Hendricks
will discuss a variety of selections that can be used as specimens, accents, ground covers or in containers.