Saturday, September 27, 2014


 Come learn how to to have a beautiful yard without the use of toxic chemicals, and how you can dispose of unused chemicals safely.

WHERE: Maplewood Library, Main Branch on Baker Street, Memorial Hall

Hosted by the Maplewood Green Team
Speakers will include:
Amy O'Meara, Maplewood Green Team
Neil Chambers, Creator of the "re:Yard" sustainable yard care certification scheme
Gray Russell, Sustainability Officer, Township of Montclair

Topics will include:
-Risks related to residential pesticide use
-What to expect when transitioning away from chemically-dependent lawn (timeline, labor and costs)
-Groundcover alternatives to grass
-Natural solutions for weeds, pests and fertilizing
-Poison ivy management
-Sustainable water management
-Pollinator-friendly landscaping
-Opportunities for recognition through the re:Yard certification scheme
 plenty of time for your questions!   

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