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Native Landscape Certification Program Level 3 – October 7

Installing and Maintaining Native Landscapes

October 7, 2023 @ 8:45 am 4:00 pm

Fall is the time to prepare, install, and maintain your native plant garden 

Photo courtesy of R.D. Kane

The Houston and Clear Lake Chapters of the Native Plant Society of Texas have teamed up to present Level 3 of the Native Landscape Certification Program: Installing and Maintaining Native Landscapes. 

The class will be offered live via Zoom on Saturday, October 7th from 8:45 am to 4:00 pm. In addition to installation and maintenance tips, the class will include pruning and an invasive removal demonstrations, plant tour and plant walk videos, live instruction, and Q&A. This class will teach you to:

  • Recognize differences between native and non-native landscapes
  • Become familiar with how to install the different types of native plants into a landscape, including plant choice, purchase, placement, and spacing; soil choice; bed and soil preparation; planting seeds and plants; mulching
  • Understand maintenance requirements and techniques, and create maintenance schedules for the different types of native plants
  • Become familiar with 45 native Texas plants recommended for your landscape and 5 plants to avoid

Note: You must complete NLCP Level 1 before taking this class. Click here for Level 1 class offerings.

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