Native Grasses and Sedges: Smart Choices for Better Landscapes
Looking for strategies to boost your landscape’s ecological impact? Join us for a look at plant-based solutions to common landscape challenges. Rather than oceans of mulch and vast expanses of turf grass, try using use native grasses and sedges. These extraordinary plants help preserve and build the soil, outcompete weeds, and offer a host of ecosystem benefits. Discover how greener grasses help build better landscapes and communities. Shannon Currey is a horticultural educator with Izel Native Plants. She’s worked in the nursery trade since 2005, with most of that time at Hoffman Nursery, a wholesale grower specializing in graminoids. In 2022 she joined the Izel Native Plants team to expand their education and outreach efforts. Shannon is based in Durham, North Carolina and loves exploring the incredible plant diversity around her.