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This program takes place online Thursday, June 10
Permanent water features such as ponds and water gardens attract a wide range of wildlife including wetland birds, dragonflies, frogs, salamanders, turtles, and the predators that eat them, such as snakes and hawks. Learn which plants grow in water and just beyond the water’s edge in ponds with permanent standing water. Scott presents the best approaches to caring for the plants and how to manage problems associated with duckweed, algae, invasive species, pond leaks and erosion.
About the Instructor:
Scott Woodbury is the Manager of the Whitmire Wildflower Garden at Missouri Botanical Garden’s Shaw Nature Reserve. He teaches native landscape practices classes for MoBot’s Native Plant School, Grow Native!, and St. Louis Community College and is a regular speaker, writer, and consultant on native landscaping throughout the region.