Welcome to the Lexington Chapter of Wild Ones

The Lexington Chapter of Wild Ones offers a

Sustainable Urban Landscape Symposium

on Saturday, October 6, at 8:30 am

Locust Trace High School and Agri Science Center, 3591 Leestown Road, Lexington

Topics:

The Aesthetics of Native Plant Design

Fostering Ecological Relationships in Urban Settings

The Opportunities and Limits of  Wildness in the City

Coping with Invasive Plants

Controlling Mosquitoes without Damaging Beneficial Insects

 

The Symposium addresses home owners, gardeners and professionals in the green industry. There will be presentations in the morning and urban field trips in the afternoon.

The Symposium replaces our regular October meeting. We welcome the public at all our meetings

For more information and to register, please go to:

http://www.BluegrassLandscapes.net

 

 

 


 

Our Wild Ones OrganizationRosa Carolina seeds, close-up lp

  • advances the knowledge about the native plants of our region and their habitats
  • promotes the use of native plants in private and public landscapes
  • encourages the creation of gardens that sustain bees, butterflies, moths, birds and other wildlife

 

 

Our Chapter

  • hosts monthly meetings with an educational program and an opportunity for socializing
  • organizes an annual plant exchange in May
  • conducts tours of native plant gardens for the Lexington community
  • collaborates with other organizations to promote sustainable landscape design and plant choices

 

Our Members

  • created a pollinator garden at Wellington Park, Lexington, and continue to maintain it
  • contribute to the establishment of community gardens and the restoration of stream banks
  • offer presentations to interested groups about ecological gardening
  • have planted numerous Monarch Way Stations in central Kentucky