Taking on the Big Places: How to Build and Maintain Self-Sufficient Landscapes

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There are a variety of strategies for landscape maintenance that gardeners employ, but mulching, weeding, planting, and various other tasks become problematic when we start looking at acres instead of square feet. How does one manage a woodland as opposed to a woodland garden? What strategies can be applied to multi-acre meadows? How can we manage for specific species when getting down on our knees and weeding is not a viable option? Join Jaffe Wilder, author and ecological horticulturist, to explore how to manage the big places. With case studies from Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary he will explain various strategies for creating and maintaining large landscapes with ecology and self-sustainability at the forefront.
Distance Learning
Course Equivalency
Horticulture / Plants
Sustainable Development & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Learning Outcomes
Attendees will learn strategies for maintaining large landscapes.

Attendees will learn about developing landscapes guided by ecology and self-sustainability.

Attendees will learn about the landscapes at Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary and the maintenance strategies employed.
Dan Jaffe Wilder, Horticulturalist & Propagator, Norcross Wildlife Sanctuary
Course Codes
Ecological Landscape Alliance (ELA)

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