Taking the Prairie to the Parking Lot

Location: Reynolda House Museum of American Art

In 2015 a one acre rendition of a piedmont prairie was created at Sarah P Duke Gardens, which is managed through fire and mowing. In 2019 we turned our attention to urban landscapes and started to evaluate the suitability of piedmont prairie plants in parking lot medians with the goal of creating pollinator habitats. Annabel Renwick, Curator of Blomquist Garden of Native Plants, aims to describe both projects and discuss the outcomes to date, specifically the components that worked well and those that have been more problematic.

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Past Date and Time(s):
Oct 10, 2023, 12:30pm — 1:30pm

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