Saturday, Jun 1, 10:30-11:30 AM

Bullet-proof Native Plants for New Orleans Gardens

New Orleans Botanical Garden

Marc Pastorek has gardened in New Orleans' unique soils and environmental conditions for over 40 years. He will discuss some of his favorite easy-to-grow native plants and describe how he likes to use them in the landscape. Marc Pastorek is an environmentalist with a deep interest in natural systems and their restoration and management. He is co-founder of Pastorek Habitats, a landscape design and consulting firm that specializes in restoring native grassland habitat. Marc is a contributor to the new book Southeastern Grasslands: Biodiversity, Ecology and Management, University of Alabama press. He and his wife Candi operate their business as partners and live and garden in Covington, Louisiana.