Vendors, exhibits, speakers and other activities to inspire attractive low impact shoreline landscaping will be featured at the “Stewardship with Style: A Lakescape Event” on Saturday May 10, 2014, from 9 am until 2 pm at Shepard Park in Lake George Village. Displays on rain gardens, shoreline buffers, permeable pavers, invasive species, and native plants, along with kids “make and take” crafts, and the Em2 River Model. There will also be prizes and giveaways.
Edward Kanze, Adirondack author, naturalist, photographer, wilderness guide and lecturer, will present on native shrubs; certified nursery professional Anthony DeFranco will discuss rain gardens; and Adirondack Park Invasive Plant Program’s Brendan Quirion will speak on identifying and managing invasive plants. Others taking part include Cornell Cooperative Extension Master Gardeners, Warren County Soil and Water, Up Yonda Environmental Education Center, DeFranco Landscaping, Oligny’s Creative Landscaping, North Country Landscape and Design, the Lake George Music Festival and the Lake George Garden Club.
Event sponsors include The FUND for Lake George, Lake George Water Quality Awareness Committee, Gould’s Lawn & Landscape and DeFranco Landscaping.
For a listing of exhibitors, sponsors, and speakers, as well as a schedule of events visit: www.fundforlakegeorge.org.
Photo of The FUND’s Native Plant Sale at Up Yonda Farm in 2012.