August 2020 Update

At the bottom of this page, please see the short article on­­­­­ hummingbirds, and share it as widely as possible.

Fall planting season is almost upon us!

Check out the “Quick Start Guide” on the Plant NOVA Natives website.

Need a quick consultation about your garden or landscape design? We are planning a series of interactive videoconferences in which you can ask landscape designers for advice on improving your native plantings. Submit your questions and photos ahead of time if you can. Register on our website.

· Saturday, September 12, 9:30 am – Elisa Meara, Native Plant Landscape Design

o Topic: Designing on hillsides, including small residential hillsides or big slopes on community property.

· Wednesday, October 22, 11:00 am – Barbara Ryan, Chain Bridge Native Landscapes

o Topic: Planning a pollinator landscape

Grants and Discounts

We continue to add to the Grants and Discounts page as we learn about programs. These include several programs for tree plantings, such as a new one in Loudoun.

HOAs and Condo Associations: Planning and Managing Common Open Space

Join us for an engaging session on ecologically sustainable, community master planning and land management in Loudoun County. (The examples will be from Loudoun but the information is applicable anywhere, so all are welcome.)

The conference will be particularly geared toward community association decision makers: Board members, professional property managers, Architectural Review Boards, landscape companies, landscape committees, etc.

Friday, September 25 and Saturday, October 24 (choose one) 1:00 – 4:00 pm