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Avoiding invasive
species; plant this, not
that
Thursday, March 10th, 2016
7:00 – 9:00 PM
John C Magee
President- Magee De...
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Great Biodiversity is healthy for all of us
2
We’ve eliminated Biodiversity
3
Brainwashing 101
4
The new landscape looks nice…
5
Neighborhood entrances covered with invasive plant species
6
Which then escape cultivation and destroy local habitat
What happened here?
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The illusive
“low
maintenance”
landscape
Examples of other cities who’ve already
taken this approach
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Broadlands Habitat Garden
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What if we got rid of the grass? What
would happen?
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Rich biodiversity
Seasonal interest
16
Providing habitat for wildlife
and bringing in the “flying
flowers”
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Sterile and boring?
Or alive and vibrant?
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www.john-magee.com
www.nativeplantpodcast.com
follow us on facebook
@john_Magee on Twitter
Houzz.com
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703-929-4275
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Avoiding invasive species; plant this, not that

  1. 1. Avoiding invasive species; plant this, not that Thursday, March 10th, 2016 7:00 – 9:00 PM John C Magee President- Magee Design
  2. 2. 1 Great Biodiversity is healthy for all of us
  3. 3. 2 We’ve eliminated Biodiversity
  4. 4. 3 Brainwashing 101
  5. 5. 4 The new landscape looks nice…
  6. 6. 5 Neighborhood entrances covered with invasive plant species
  7. 7. 6 Which then escape cultivation and destroy local habitat
  8. 8. What happened here? 7
  9. 9. 8 The illusive “low maintenance” landscape
  10. 10. Examples of other cities who’ve already taken this approach 9
  11. 11. 10
  12. 12. Broadlands Habitat Garden 11
  13. 13. 12
  14. 14. 13
  15. 15. What if we got rid of the grass? What would happen? 14
  16. 16. 15 Rich biodiversity Seasonal interest
  17. 17. 16 Providing habitat for wildlife and bringing in the “flying flowers”
  18. 18. 17
  19. 19. 18
  20. 20. 19
  21. 21. 20
  22. 22. 21
  23. 23. 22 Sterile and boring? Or alive and vibrant?
  24. 24. 23
  25. 25. 24
  26. 26. 25
  27. 27. 26
  28. 28. www.john-magee.com www.nativeplantpodcast.com follow us on facebook @john_Magee on Twitter Houzz.com greatgardenspeakers.com flickr Etc., etc., etc…. 27
  29. 29. www.john-magee.com Find us on Facebook! 540-687-5331 703-929-4275 john@john-magee.com

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