Native Medicinal & Edible Plants

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Design your garden with native plants!

Explore 15 ecological valuable native plants that serve a medicinals/edibles to get you started on your next homegrown apothecary or community garden project. Grab your lunch and virtually join in with other ecological gardeners that have a similar vision of diversifying their landscape with native plants to meet their needs, while also aiding in building essential habitat for wildlife

Please note that this event will be held in the regular zoom meeting format, not presentation mode. Therefore, all participants will be on screen and have the ability to interact with the speaker and other attendees during the meeting. 

About the Instructor: 

Elyse Jurgen, owner of Waxwing EcoWorks Co. (, is a community collaborator working to rebuild ecological literacy and biodiversity through hands-on ecological gardening experiences in South Central PA. 

She is certified as a Chesapeake Bay Landscape Professional and Ecological/Permaculture Designer, along with earning an Ecological Gardening Certification from Mt. Cuba Center. She has a Master’s Degree in Environmental Education, 7-12 Biology Teaching Certification, and participated in Cornell University’s Civic Ecology program. Elyse works alongside homeowners in a participatory approach to their gardening for wildlife needs, infusing educational opportunities during the design, installation, and management process. She invites homeowners to deeply engage with their land to maximize its potential in enhancing human well-being and supporting dwindling wildlife populations. 


February 24th, 2021 from 12:00 PM to  1:00 PM
This is an online class
United States
Event Fee(s)
Native Plants for Winter Interest and Wildlife $15.00