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Image of groundcovers by Missy Fabel


Spread Plant Love, Not Mulch

  • Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Move over pachysandra, myrtle, and mulch! Discover the many native groundcovers that are easy to grow, shunned by deer, and offer year-round interest. Create a living mulch that provides seasonal beauty is beneficial to wildlife and moderates soil temperature and moisture.

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the importance of having living roots in the soil over mulch.
  • Learn about easy to grow native groundcovers that perform well both in wild and formal landscapes.
  • Review how a living mulch benefits wildlife and the ecological health of a garden.

Virtual webinar using Zoom (links and instructions will be provided upon registration)

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Meet the Presenter

Missy Fabel is a native plant designer, consultant, writer and the Director of Horticulture for Plan it Wild. She has a certificate in Field Botany from the New York Botanical Garden and a certificate in Gardening with Native Plants from the Native Plant Center at Westchester Community College, where she also teaches and is a Steering Committee member. Passionate about the natural world, Missy takes an ecological approach to garden design using native plant communities for inspiration, spending time botanizing in the woods and fields of Westchester County and beyond.


$10 - Please note: there are no refunds for webinars.


Mina Vescera
Nursery and Landscape Specialist


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Last updated October 2, 2020