Native Plant and Sustainability Conference: For Us and Them: How Native Plants Can Feed Us and...

Start Date
10/27/2018
End Date
10/27/2018
Description
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens' annual Native Plant and Sustainability Conference brings together national experts for a one-day forum on plants, landscapes and our roles as environmental stewards.

For Us and Them: How Native Plants Can Feed Us and the Pollinators | Dan Jaffe
Edible and pollinator gardens have become very popular recently, but these trends can be complicated. Which plants attract which pollinators? Which edibles are resistant to diseases and pests? Dan Jaffe answers these questions and explores how low maintenance native plants can feed both us and the pollinators.
Location
Pittsburgh, PA
Distance Learning
No
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Horticulture / Plants
Residential Design
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
1.0
Learning Outcomes
1) Learn about some edible plant species and cultivars that are resistant to pests and diseases.

2) Explore why supporting the local pollinator population is important.

3) Learn about native plants that fill both roles as edible plants and as pollinator-supporting plants.
Instructors
Dan Jaffe
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Provider
Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens


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