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Program: Native Plants that birds need for food & shelter • Johnson County

Saturday, Oct 22nd, 2011 @ 10am
Overland Park Arboretum • 8909 W. 179th. St. • Overland Park, KS • Map

The Kansas City Region of the Kansas Native Plant Society will have a presentation by Alan Branhagen on native plants that birds need for food and shelter.

Alan is Director of Horticulture at Powell Gardens and the Kauffman Memorial Garden in Kansas City. Alan was born and raised in Iowa and received his Master of Landscape Architecture from Louisiana State University. He designed many projects at The Powell Gardens including the recently completed Heartland Harvest Garden. Alan designed, developed and managed 30 preserves including all natural areas and the Klehm Arboretum and Northern Illinois Botanic Garden before coming to Kansas City. Alan is the author of The Gardenerís Butterfly Book by the National Home Gardening Club. He is an all around plantsman and naturalist specializing in garden design, edible landscapes, native plants and restoration of native landscapes. and landscape designs for wildlife especially birds and butterflies.

This presentation will be at the Overland Park Arboretum, 8909 W. 179th. St. Overland Park Kansas on Saturday, October 22, at 10am. The Arboretum is located 1/2 mile west of Highway 69, on the south side of Overland Park.

Contact: Ken O'Dell ken@springvalleynursery.com 913 837-5112

Sponsor: Kansas Native Plant Society

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