Landscaping in Wet Environments at the Hurley Library with Darrin Kimbler

When:
April 21, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
2023-04-21T10:00:00-05:00
2023-04-21T11:00:00-05:00
Where:
Mercer Public Library
Cost:
Free
Contact:
Mercer Public Library
715-476-2366

Landscaping in Wet Environments at the Hurley Library with Darrin Kimbler

April 21 @ 10:00 am11:00 am

FREE

Four-Part Series on Landscaping with Native Plants in Iron County, Wisconsin

Iron County, WI – Darrin Kimbler, UW-Madison Extension Iron County Agriculture Educator is presenting a four-part series on landscaping with native plants every Friday from March 31 to April 21.

The series is a partnership between UW-Madison Extension Iron County and the Hurley and Mercer libraries. These presentations will provide valuable information and practical tips on how to create stunning and sustainable landscapes using native plant species that are well suited to the region.

  • Introduction to Landscaping with Native Plants – March 31 at 10AM at the Mercer Library
  • Landscaping in Shaded Environments – April 7 at 10AM at the Hurley Library
  • Landscaping in Dry Environments – April 14 at 10AM at the Mercer Library
  • Landscaping in Wet Environments – April 21 at 10AM at the Hurley Library

Each presentation is in-person and virtual to accommodate participants needs. The presentations will be recorded and made available on the UW-Madison Extension Iron County website and social media channels for those who are unable to attend live.

Each 30-minute presentation will include time for questions and answers, allowing attendees to get personalized advice from Darrin. Attendees will leave each session with a deeper understanding of the benefits of using native plants in their gardens and the knowledge and confidence to create their own stunning and sustainable landscapes.

For more information on the series or native plant gardening in Iron County, please contact the UW-Madison Extension Iron County office or visit their website, https://iron.extension.wisc.edu/.


Part 4: Landscaping in Wet Environments

April 21, 2023 – 10:00 am at the Hurley Library

This presentation will discuss how to create thriving gardens in wetland and riparian areas, such as near ponds, rivers, or streams. Attendees will learn about a variety of native plant species that are adapted to wet environments, such as aquatic plants, marsh grasses, and wildflowers. The presentation will also cover strategies for controlling erosion, and selecting plants that can tolerate occasional flooding.

The presentation is free to attend, and registration is not required for in person attendance but is required for those attending virtually through Zoom. Virtual participants can register at: https://uwmadison.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJAqfuGvqDkvH9St9_oFu1s–VtTF9UmQ6zn.