Our June program will feature Jim Gallion, owner of Jim's Wildlife Gardening Adventures in Walkersville, MD. This presentation will reveal the secrets to establishing and maintaining a productive butterfly garden. Topics include: design ideas, plant choices for nectar and larva, life cycle, and many proven tips for a beautiful and sustainable garden. Jim provides consulting services for those who want to enhance or create a wildlife-friendly property and encourage the use of native plants in the plan. Jim has been featured in national and local publications as well as public television. Jim is a trained Wildlife Habitat Steward and is on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Native Plant Society.
There will be a mailing party before the meeting, starting at 6:30pm. Volunteers are welcome - the more helping hands, the merrier!
Location: White Oak Library - Large Meeting Room
Directions: Exit the Washington Beltway at New Hampshire Ave (exit 28). Go north about 2 miles. The library is the first building on the right, once you have passed under Route 29, just after the Sears store.
There will be refreshments and door prizes. Pot luck refreshments are always welcome.
The meeting is open to non-members.
Meetings take place on the last Tuesday of each month.
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