Using Sedges as Landscape Plants

Date: Monday, February 8th, 2021 Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Location: (map and directions)

Learn about the wonderful diversity of sedges in this program.  Most references on sedges focus only on the seed heads. In this presentation, Carol Rice will show characteristics of the whole plant and how they would look in the landscape.

Presenter Bio:

Carol Rice has had a great interest in animals and plants her whole adult life.  She has spent over 20 years as a docent at Lincoln Park Zoo and 30+ years restoring her 5-acre property. Carol also founded the mentoring program of the Wildflower Preservation & Propagation Center (WPPC),, and participated in the development of many programs.  The Wildflower Preservation & Propagation Center  is one of the founding organizations of Chicago Living Corridors (CLC), She is also current president of Chicago Living Corridors. This organization has created an interactive map of native habitat on privately-owned properties in the greater Chicagoland area. About 3,000 locations are currently mapped, and they expect to add additional locations in 2021.

This program will be presented online via Zoom.  The link to register for this program will be available here one week in advance of the the program.



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