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Native Plant Society of Texas

Highland Lakes Chapter

Chapter Meeting September 16

Our next Highland Lakes Native Plant Society meeting is Saturday, Sept. 16,
2023, 1:00-3:00 at the Marble Falls Library, 101 Main St.

Deedy Wright will present Garden and xeriscape design with native plants.

Deedy will present her process in converting non-native and invasive plant
landscapes to a “Cue of Care*” approach resulting in a biodiverse plant
and wildlife ecosystem.

The presentation will follow a 30 minute chapter business meeting and will
be recorded for later viewing on YouTube.

Wright will cover these topics.

– How to design a native plant garden and landscape.
– Creating colorful drought tolerate xeriscapes
– Planting the right native in the right place at the right time.
– “Cue of Care” concepts, environmentally friendly landscapes will
provide for wildlife and reduce natural resource consumption.
– Attracting wildlife and pollinators to your yard with natives.

This presentation qualifies for Master Naturalist and Master Gardener AT.

Deedy Wright is a life-long Texas gardener. Her particular interests are
native plants, xeriscapes and invasive plants. Deedy has completed the
Texas Invaders training on invasive plants and many native plant courses at
the Ladybird Johnson Wildflower Center. She is a Native Landscape
Certification Program instructor and teaches adult education classes on
various gardening topics. Wright has been a certified Master Gardener for
15 years and has converted the typical contractor landscapes to xeriscapes
using natives in her last three homes.