Monday, Jun 14, 6-7:15 PM

Gardening Sustainably” with Anna Timmerman

East Bank Regional Library
Getting there
4747 West Napoleon Ave., Metairie, LA

When: Monday, June 14, 2021 - 6:00 PM - 7:15 PM Where: East Bank Regional Library Anna Timmerman, Associate Extension Agent with the LSU AgCenter, will discuss "Gardening Sustainability," at 6 p.m., Monday, June 14, via video conference online. Visit www.jplibrary.net/adults for more details, including how to join the discussion. The presentation also can be accessed through the library's Facebook page. This event is free of charge; registration is not required. "Our landscapes and gardens are connected to the natural world, providing gardeners with many ways to enjoy a sustainable space," she says. "Some basic strategies that minimize the use of resources such as water and pesticides, design considerations that provide wildlife habitat, and ways to promote natural systems within the garden will be covered in this lecture." During this presentation, Timmerman will discuss the following. • Garden design • Composting green waste • Saving seeds • Celebrating native plants • Saying "no" to herbicides • Using beneficial insects to control pests • Mulching • Going without gas-powered lawn mowers • Planting trees • Conserving water resources • Fertilizer with manure For more information regarding this event, contact Chris Smith, Manager of Adult Programming for the library, at 504-889-8143 or wcsmith@jefferson.lib.la.us.