Audubon program to focus on functionality in garden design
The Potomac Valley Audubon Society’s monthly program for February will feature a presentation entitled “Design Considerations: Functionality of Plants in a Garden.”
The program will be held at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8 at the at the Hospice of the Panhandle facility in Kearneysville.
Admission will be free and everyone is welcome to attend.
The speaker will be James Dillon, a certified Horticulturalist who owns and operates Native Havens LLC, a landscaping and gardening firm in Kearneysville.
His presentation will emphasize the importance of considering plant functions as well as aesthetics in designing gardens, to ensure that the results are not only visually beautiful but resilient and beneficial to local birds and pollinating insects.
Dillon has a Bachelor of Science in Biology from East Carolina University and has been working in the field for more than 13 years, most notably at the Delaware Center for Horticulture.
His landscape and garden designs emphasize native plant selections, environmental benefits and low maintenance.
He has designed several rain gardens in the region and volunteers for the Monarch Alliance, designing butterfly waystations for them.
The Hospice facility’s address is 330 Hospice Lane, Kearneysville. The Audubon events will be held in the main meeting room of the facility’s Main Office building.
There is plenty of parking at the facility.
For more information go to www.potomacaudubon.org or contact Krista Hawley at email@example.com or 703-303-1026.