Fundamentals of Garden Layers with Benjamin Vogt

Pottawattamie County Conservation Office, Pottawattamie County

Thursday, May 13, 2021

Benjamin Vogt will help us to "use Nature to create resilient and beautiful landscapes that bring the prairie home".

Learn more about incorporating native plants into your gardens during our next virtual Speaker Series event with Council Bluffs Public Library on Thursday, May 13th at 7:00 p.m.  

Register at this link: ZOOM Registration Link

Presenter Benjamin Vogt is owner of Monarch Gardens LLC, a prairie-inspired design firm based in Lincoln. He speaks nationally on garden design and environmental ethics and for over 5 years wrote an award-winning native plant column at Houzz which garnered over 3 million readers. Benjamin is the author of the books A New Garden Ethic: Cultivating Defiant Compassion for An Uncertain Future and the forthcoming Prairie Up: An Introduction to Nature-Based Garden Design (2022).   

This program will be virtual, please register to receive a zoom link.

However, those in the Council Bluffs area can watch the zoom meeting in Meeting Room B at the Council Bluffs Public Library, located at 400 Willow Avenue in Council Bluffs, Iowa. Contact the library to reserve your seat at (712) 323-7553.

This event is free, pre-registration is required to attend as space is limited, walk in participants will not be admitted.

This program is part of our adult education programming, we ask that participants be age 14 & over please. For questions not answered online please call 712-545-3283.   

If you attend the Zoom screening at the Council Bluffs Public Library:   

Attendees are required to wear a mask for the entire duration of the program

Overall attendance numbers have been reduced to facilitate social distancing

Pre-registration is required to attend, walk in participants will not be admitted Attendees must sign a waiver before participating

There will be no reception or speaker meet & greet following the presentation

The 2021 Speaker Series is a programming series, held in partnership with the Council Bluffs Public Library, designed for teens & adults to provide them with an opportunity to learn from and interact with various authorities in the fields of conservation & environmental science. Programs are free & will last approximately 1 hour.   

Free will donations are gratefully accepted and will support continued programming opportunities in Pottawattamie County.  

Pottawattamie Conservation has received a grant award of $ 1,350.00 from Humanities Iowa, a state-based affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, in support of a project called “Speakers Series 2020 - 2021”.

To Register

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What

Fundamentals of Garden Layers with Benjamin Vogt

When

Thursday, May 13, 2021
7:00 PM

Where

Virtual or watch at Council Bluffs Public Library
400 Willow Ave
Council Bluffs,, IA 51503
This program will be virtual, please register to receive a zoom link. To watch in Meeting Room B at the Council Bluffs Public Library reserve your seat at (712) 323-7553)
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