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In Person: Habitats at Home: A Rockport Yard Tour

August 17, 2022 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

This summer, Wild Seed Project is inviting you into the yards of our members to see first-hand what biodiversity looks like at home. Our members will share stories about their personal habitat restoration journeys, and the challenges and joys they have encountered along the way as they have tackled invasive plants, experimented with leaving their leaves in place, cut back on mowing, and restored habitat with rich arrays of native plants.

More than 25 years ago Dora Galitzki transformed a small, wet backyard lawn in Rockport into a stunning native plant meadow, filled with masses of Ironweed, Joe-pye weed, swamp milkweed, bee balm, coreopsis, asters and others. In addition to this magical space tucked behind a fenced courtyard, her street side plantings are also filled with an abundance of native plants. A long-time member of Wild Seed Project, Dora has been a gardening columnist for the New York Times, and spent years as the New York Botanical Garden’s plant information officer. This event is sold out. To join the waitlist, click here.


August 17, 2022
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM