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Native Plant Gardens and Pollinators

Native Plant Gardens and Pollinators

Saturday, September 8, 2018, 9:30am - 11:30am
1431 Waverley Street Palo Alto, CA 94301

The class will cover how to create a native plant pollinator garden and habitat.  Subjects covered will be how to create a landscape plan, what plants to use and why.  Also covered will be how to maintain the habitat as it grows and evolves over the years.  After the presentation, there will be a walkthrough of the native plants we have at Gamble Garden.

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.


Adult (18+)


$20 Member (use promo code IRIS) / $30 Non-member