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Grow More with Less Book Talk

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U.S. Botanic Garden
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With detailed strategies for both short-term and long-term gardening techniques, this lecture will provide details on how to create a sustainable home landscape with less time and money. From composting and mulching to planting natives, Vincent Simeone will cover all the eco-friendly essentials to make your garden healthier and more productive. Grow More With Less enables gardeners to tackle important issues in everyday life such as managing invasive species, creating a low maintenance lawn (or lawn replacement), water conservation and encouraging wildlife habitat to help your garden thrive.

Time: 12 p.m. to 1 p.m.
Location: U.S. Botanic Garden Conservatory Classroom
FREE: Pre-registration required

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