Event Details

Alternatives To Lawn

Registration Closed

Alternatives To Lawn
Sat Oct 27, 11:00 am - 2:00 pm - Open to the Public
Registration Closes Sat Oct 27, 10:00 am


Sal Cracolice Recreation Facility - 791 Garden St. Milpitas, CA 95035 (Sal Cracolice Building - Auditorium)

Class: Alternatives To Lawn

Format: Lecture& Hands-on Workshop

Instructor: Juanita Salisbury

The class will cover how to create a native plant pollinator garden and habitat for family backyards.  Subjects covered will be how to create a landscape plan, what plants to use and why.  Also covered will be how to first plant the garden, and then maintain it as it grows and evolves over the years.

Instructor Bio:

Juanita Salisbury is a California-licensed Landscape Architect. Her interest in nature and gardens began in Oregon where she grew up, playing outside in the forests and on farms where she lived. Juanita established her own Landscape Architecture firm in 2009 after working in academia as well as commercial and residential design firms.  She uses her extensive native plant knowledge, scientific background and design skills to create elegant solutions for pollinator habitat, among other things.  In 2016, she founded the Primrose Way Pollinator Garden, a volunteer group in Palo Alto that transforms and maintains unused public spaces into pollinator habitat.