PLANT NATIVE DAY 2020  GARDENING FOR BUTTERFLIES

Plant Native Day, 2020
The Mangrove Chapter, Florida Native Plant Society’s free Annual Plant Native Day is Saturday, March 14, 2020 at Cedar Point Environmental Park, 2300 Placida Road in Englewood from 9:30 AM to 1:00 PM.
“Native Plants for Butterflies” illustrates the use of native plants in your landscape to attract butterflies and other pollinators. Two lectures will be presented: 10:00 AM, “Gardens for Butterflies”, Laurel Schiller, Florida Native Plants Nursery and 11:00 AM, ”Native Plants and their Pollinators”, Jean Evoy, former Miami-Dade County environmental planner, photographer and butterfly enthusiast.

Plant sales begin at 9:00 AM. Choose from native nursery and member-grown plants for purchase or donations. Chapter members and CHEC volunteers are on hand to answer questions. The Peace River Butterfly Society will have live butterfly-raising demonstrations, plants and supplies at their booth. Inside the center, find exhibits by the Mangrove Chapter, FNPS and the Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center (CHEC). Light refreshments will be served. Educational handouts will be provided. From 12 Noon to 1:00 PM you can tour the demonstration garden, or take a guided trail walk through the park. Plant sales will close at 1:00 PM.

For more information, contact Cedar Point Environmental Park at 475-0769. This event is sponsored by the Mangrove Chapter, FNPS; Charlotte County; and Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center. To learn more about CHNEP see www.CHNEP.org. For more information about native plants see Mangrove Chapter at www.mangrove.fnpschapters.org.


At: Charlotte Harbor Environmental Center-Cedar Point Park

2300 Placida Road
Englewood fl, 34224

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