Free Gardening Lectures

VCE Loudoun Master Gardeners Lectures are held online and in person at the Rust Library in Leesburg. Most lectures will be on the first Thursday of the month starting at 7PM.  Check below for the specifics for each lecture as dates and times may vary.


The Right Tree for the Right Place: Selecting Ecologically Valuable Native Trees  

Thursday, October 6, 2022
7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Virtual Lecture

with Matt Bright
Conservation Manager at Earth Sangha 

 Choosing a tree is a long-term investment in a landscape, and one of the most ecologically significant choices one can make either in the home garden or in an ecological restoration project. Matt will discuss native tree species that are robust and ecologically important, how these species can support wildlife and recreate valuable habitat, and how to choose good quality trees for your property. 

 Matt Bright is the Conservation Manager at Earth Sangha where he has worked full-time on native plant conservation since 2011. At the Earth Sangha, Matt oversees the Wild Plant Nursery, the region’s largest effort to grow native plants exclusively from local genotypes. He works with park managers, gardeners, and hobbyists on choosing and selecting native plants. Matt also teaches for the Arlington Regional Master Naturalist program. 

WebEx Event Details: 

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