Education of Public in the Use of Native Woodland Plants and Wildflowers in the Home Garden

Project Overview

Project Type: Farmer
Funds awarded in 1997: $1,145.00
Projected End Date: 12/31/1997
Matching Non-Federal Funds: $1,600.00
Region: Northeast
State: Vermont
Project Leader:
Chris Schlegel
Grow Wild


  • Additional Plants: native plants


  • Education and Training: general education and training

    Proposal summary:

    Chris Schlegel and Mary Cockburn, will develop a packet of educational materials, aimed at garden centers and consumers, about the cultural requirements of native plants and environmentally sound landscaping practices. Project goals are to provide information needed to successfully relocate these native plants, enhance dependable sources of native plants that are propagated and reduce pressure on the wild strands.

    Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this publication are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the view of the U.S. Department of Agriculture or SARE.