Take a Cue from Nature: Things to See All Year Around
Monday, February 19th, 2024
and How It Can Help You Design your Garden
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm (Eastern Time)
Marywood Chapel, 111 Lakeside Dr NE, Grand Rapids, MI, 49503 Map
Marywood is the first building on the left on Lakeside Dr, just north of Fulton. There is free parking in front of the building. Enter from Lakeside. The Chapel is on the first floor.
View/download a map of the Marywood campus parking
- Public Welcome
- Free Event
- Chapter Meeting
- Program/Speaker Presentation
- Free Public Parking
Alysia Babcock will present examples of plants (and other interesting things) found in nature preserves and how it can help you design your own gardens.
Left to right: Eastern Wahoo Euonymus atropurpureus, Bottlebrush grass Elymus hystrix, Strawberry bush Euonymus americanus.
Photos courtesy of Alysia Babcock.
Alysia G. Babcock is a Conservation Steward, Master Naturalist, Advanced Master Gardener, completed the KBS Field Botany Class and is a Certified Shoreline Professional. She has volunteered on The Kal-Haven Trail with the Wildflower Restoration Project, with Southwest Michigan Land Conservancy and the Strike Team with Rockford Sustainability Committee. Alysia is the owner of The Garden Guru Kzoo, LLC (garden design implementation and maintenance, invasive removal, garden makeovers, specializing in native plants).
Great Waterleaf, Hydrophyllum appendiculatum
Photo courtesy of Alysia Babcock.