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Introduction to California Native Plants
San Rafael City Hall
1400 Fifth Avenue
San Rafael, CA 94901
Contact: William.Calhoun@cityofsanrafael.org
Sponsor: UC Marin Master Gardeners

Program: Come see why CA native plants are all the rage! You will learn what a native plant is, why they’re the cornerstone of a sustainable, Earth-friendly garden, and the many benefits these gorgeous plants offer the gardener as well as the broader environment. Participants will learn which natives to grow and how to care for them.

Speaker: Marie Narlock has been a UC Marin Master Gardener since 2004. She studied landscape design through the UC Berkeley Extension and Merritt College and completed sustainable landscape classes at Sonoma State. She writes articles for the Marin IJ and is co-editor of the Leaflet, the UC Marin Master Gardener e-newsletter. Marie has designed demonstration gardens for the Marin County fair over the years and she co-designed and managed the Marin Ventures Garden that serves developmentally disabled adults.

Cost: Free

Contact: William Calhoun, William.Calhoun@cityofsanrafael.org, 415-458-3321