By Barbara Walvoord
First published in the Lathrop Lamp Post for Sept. 16-22, 2017
In the past three years, we’ve removed literally thousands of invasive multiflora roses from our land–roses that crowd out native plants but fail to support wildlife as fully as our native plants do.
Join us October 21 at 1 p.m. in the Inn to celebrate the demise of these roses and other invasive plants on our “Free Fifty” acres of land, on both campuses. The program is also open to the public. Pre-registration is required because space is limited. Residents will receive invitations in their mailboxes soon.
We’re also adding roses–native ones in the native plant landscaping area near the Inn. On Sept. 18, at 10:30, residents may gather there for a short celebration, including an explanation by our landscape Continue reading Roses Out, Roses In