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GoNativeU Course: Introduction to Native Plants and Landscapes

Saturday, February 13, 2021 - 10:00am to 12:00pm
Virtual or Westchester Community College, Valhalla

This is the first of three sessions.


Classes and Certificate Program in Gardening with Native Plants. Go Native U at Westchester Community College offered in collaboration with The Native Plant Center. Discover how to plant and grow a beautiful and beneficial landscape using plants native to the Northeast. Gardening enthusiasts, landscape architects, and designers will learn from experienced instructors about the importance of native plants, regional ecology, and the sustainable practices that can be used to enhance home and community environments. Students can enroll in single classes or pursue a certificate in Sustainable Gardening with Native Plants, which consists of 50 contact hours (18 hours/core courses, 17 hours/electives, and 15 hours/community service) plus a final exam. Some in-person classes offer LA-CES approved credit hours; some offer ISA-approved credit.

To register for these courses, please call 914-606-6830 and press 1 or register online at


Introduction to Native Plants and Landscapes

Gain a comprehensive foundation for garden design using native plants. Learn about the importance of native plants, showy substitutes for non-native plants, and sustainable design concepts. Recommended as a first class to the other courses.

CE-GRDN 2010, 3 Sat., Feb. 13, 20, & 27, 10:00 am-12:00 pm, $135. C Summers. #21540