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Using Native Plants to Care for Earth at Home: Creating Joy and Beauty with Wildlife Habitat & Rain Gardens Time: March 31, 2022 07:30 - Shared screen with speaker view
Naomi Edelson
01:21:03
Introduction – why we are doing this and the overall campaign, review agenda and speakers etc (Naomi) – 5 minutesCongregations involved in Sacred Grounds MDCounty public investment in stormwater issuesPrivate investment – YOU at HOMEPRINCE GEORGE’S COUNTY RAIN CHECK REBATE PROGRAM OVERVIEW – KATHY SOMOZA-GARCIA (15 MIN)How Rain Check rebate can help you contribute at your home to a healthy BayWhat the rebate is and how to applyResourcesGardening with Native Plants – Kit Gage, Friends of Sligo Creek (15 min)What the best native plants for my yardWhere can I buy themHow will they help with flooding and pollutionDesigning a garden with native plantsHow to become a certified wildlife habitat (Naomi) – 10 min4 stepsApplication onlineSignsPledge to Plant Native Plants at Home – put in chat the linkQuestions and Answers (all)
Linda Solomon
01:21:11
Does the Chesapeake Bay Trust provide rebate support for residents of Howard County?
Naomi Edelson
01:21:28
I will share the Howard County program info
Bob Kleinberg
01:21:47
How about Mont. Co?
Aisha Malik
01:21:47
Everyone who is not talking please MUTE the phone , thanks
Martha Huber
01:22:28
Is there a program or a website for Anne Arundel Co? I have friends who live there and would be interested in planting native plants. thanks
Karen Rubinstein
01:22:55
How about Howard county?
Martha Huber
01:23:37
thank you
Kit Gage
01:23:51
The Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy is a great resource in that county.
Naomi Edelson
01:24:50
https://www.nwf.org/NativePlantPledge
Pat Quigley
01:28:10
rain garden plants
Emily Blank
01:28:16
I think I've heard of Rain Barrrel and rain garden
Shari Argue
01:28:16
Rain garden
Alan Seigel
01:28:17
rain garden
John Finedore
01:28:19
Rain barrel, rain garden
Dawn Turney
01:28:20
Interested in permeable pavement
Karen Rubinstein
01:28:20
Rain Garden and permeable pavement
Bob Kleinberg
01:28:23
rain barrels
Martha Huber
01:28:25
we already have a rain barrel, we'd like to create one or more rain gardens
Heidi Hess-Webber
01:28:25
permeable pavement for sure!
Nikki Lincoln
01:28:29
I’m interested in learning which plants can survive in my yard that are native species and deer resistant.
Matt Baker
01:28:31
rain barrel
Marcia Dresner
01:28:33
Permeable pavers
Judy Katz
01:28:41
rain barrel and rain garden
Parveeza Shaikh
01:28:46
rain garden and rain barrel
Susan Levine
01:28:46
Rain barrel
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:36:21
This program runs until 9 pm to allow for lots of Q/A
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:36:42
you can put questions right into the chat or ask when we pause
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:41:18
we will share this resource page with all participants after
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:41:50
Kathy's info: ksmoza@cbtrust.org
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:42:41
CBT is funding our Sacred Grounds work in Prince George's County and we are grateful!!
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:42:59
NWF.org/gardenforwildlife
Alan Seigel
01:44:09
will we get a copy of the slides
Linda Solomon
01:45:16
I would like a copy of the slides. Thank you.
Martha Huber
01:45:20
I'd love to get the slides! thank you
Pat Quigley
01:45:36
we would like a copy of the slides fishntrains@gmail.com
Heidi Hess-Webber
01:45:42
I would love a copy of the slides also.
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:45:54
yes just add your name if you want the slides.
Susan Burger
01:46:45
If you send a copy of the presentation to shburger@comcast.net I can put it on the Oseh Sacred Grounds webpage. Thanks!
Martha Huber
01:47:45
yes
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:48:36
https://www.nwf.org/NativePlantPledge
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:51:16
www.wildones.org
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:52:05
if you go to NWF's native plant finder and it will tell you best trees for your zipcode
Kathy Somoza, Chesapeake Bay Trust
01:54:01
Anne Arundel County Watershed Protection and Restoration Fee Credit Program: https://www.aacounty.org/departments/public-works/wprp/watershed-protection-restoration-fee/wprf-credit-program/#:~:text=Eligible%20property%20owners%20in%20Anne,uses%20of%20stormwater%20runoff%20controls.
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:55:49
if you want free native plants then sign up to pledge at:
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:55:55
https://www.nwf.org/NativePlantPledge
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:56:18
each congregation will host a native plant pick up day in May.
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:56:40
and it will include 3-6 of the same plant so you can clump them together like Kit just suggested
Parveeza Shaikh
01:57:16
This is great! Thank you!
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:57:46
Iris is beautiful
Susan Burger
01:57:55
Oseh has it's own pledge form. Go to the Oseh website at: https://www.oseh-shalom.org/about/sacred-grounds-project
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:58:10
black eyed Susan's the state flower will be given away during congregation native plant pick up days
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:58:37
even if you aren't a member of a particular congregation, you can sign up to pick up your plants.
Parveeza Shaikh
01:58:56
ICCL's native plant pick up day is May 14. Please see msg me if you have not signed up yet. There is a google signup sheet going around for signing.
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
01:59:56
all congregations are listed at: https://www.nwf.org/NativePlantPledge
Parveeza Shaikh
02:00:21
Thank you!! So we can direct ppl to this link instead of google doc??
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:00:21
but Oseh Shalom was so excited and creative they created their own but you can sign up on either one
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:01:23
Asters are so beautiful
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:01:35
wow most of the plants are ones we are giving away
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:02:45
reminder: program goes until 9 pm to answer all your questions
Parveeza Shaikh
02:02:55
Please send me the slides too - thank you. Parveeza Shaikh
Alan Seigel
02:03:22
how deep do you plant a rain garden?
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:03:29
we will share all the links and recording to all congregations and all participants
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:04:25
And we will do this again on May 5th with Montgomery County RainScapes program with one of their amazing experts
Helen Lowe Metzman
02:05:29
Please send slides to helometz@hotmail.com thanks!
Alan Seigel
02:06:44
so how deep do you dig for a rain garden?
Alan Seigel
02:08:12
does rock go in the bottom or just soil?
Alan Seigel
02:10:41
so how do you prevent weeds in the rain garden
Susan Burger
02:10:44
what about cardboard or garden material to block weeds
Martha Huber
02:10:57
does a rain garden have to be a pond/
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:11:19
rain garden should hold water for just a short time, a few hours, and not be a pond itself
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:11:32
but technically it is a depression of sorts
Martha Huber
02:11:46
can a rain garden be planted on a slope?
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:11:48
in the first few years you do need to be diligent about weeds
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:12:12
you want to plant very tightly to keep the other plants out too
Linda Solomon
02:13:40
In howard county, Lauren's Garden Service and Native Plant Nursery is at 13554 Tridelphia Rd, Ellicott City, MD 21042
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:13:52
thank you Linda, that is a great source
Martha Huber
02:15:05
will native plants do well in areas that are not necessarily areas that collect water?
Linda Solomon
02:15:42
My backyard slopes in multiple directions and the water flows across the lawn and down to the creek which eventually flows into the Patuxent River. I need to find a way to improve our landscape there. Terracing is needed?
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:16:56
Linda: apply for a rebate and they will come out for a consultation
Linda Solomon
02:17:14
Except I am in Howard County.
Fawn Palmer
02:17:46
is there a chart that shows roots depths of recommended MidAtlantic natives for use in rain gardens?
Kathy Somoza, Chesapeake Bay Trust
02:18:10
I believe Howard County offers consultations and I think Naomi was going to share more information on that program
Wynne Kleinberg
02:18:12
Where can you sign up for the May 5 presentation for Montgomery County?
Kit Gage
02:18:56
The larger plants typically have deep roots, but they keep getting deeper as they get older. Lots of grasses have very deep roots - Panicum, Little Bluestem. Prairie plants typically as well.
Linda Solomon
02:19:25
Focus on Montgomery CountySacred Grounds: Caring for Creation in Montgomery CountyUsing Native Plants to Care for Earth at Home:Creating Joy and Beauty with Wildlife Habitat & Rain Gardens** online workshop **Thursday, MAY 5 Register: bit.ly/regMCgarden
Kit Gage
02:19:25
Naomi will send out a signup via email.
Kathy Somoza, Chesapeake Bay Trust
02:20:36
Link to Howard County CleanScapes program: https://www.cleanwaterhoward.com/what-is-your-role/residential-properties/cleanscapes
Kit Gage
02:20:44
Native Plants for Wildlife Habitat and Conservation Landscaping, Chesapeake Bay Watershed, US Fish & Wildlife Service has lists of hundreds of native plants with their growing needs and characteristics.
Emily Blank
02:22:14
It's nice to know that not raking your leaves in the fall has benefits (as well as allowing me to be lazy!)
Kit Gage
02:22:39
Leaving your leaves on the ground also protects those perennial plants.
Andy and Nikki Lincoln
02:24:54
Thank you! This is so wonderful.
Alan Seigel
02:25:04
Did you find anything on the Howard County program?
Linda Solomon
02:25:09
Thank you. Great information.
Andy and Nikki Lincoln
02:25:25
Be safe all!
Susan Levine
02:25:36
Thank you very much!
Fawn Palmer
02:25:49
I have heard that since global warming is changing the USDA growing zones, shifting, then, do we choose native plants that are in the MidAtlantic and their range extends southward?
Martha Huber
02:26:08
thank you everyone!
Kathy Somoza, Chesapeake Bay Trust
02:26:24
Alan, here is the link to the Howard County CleanScapes program: https://www.cleanwaterhoward.com/what-is-your-role/residential-properties/cleanscapes
Alan Seigel
02:26:34
Thank you
Fawn Palmer
02:27:07
Thank you. Can I get on a newsletter about this new work to find the best native plants that will be resilient and grow in the changing climate.
Emily Blank
02:27:08
Thanks. Very informative!
Fawn Palmer
02:27:27
What is your favoriate wildflower native species?
Jen Roth
02:27:30
Thank you! Great presentation!
Alan Seigel
02:27:31
Great presentation !
Linda Solomon
02:27:54
I love the purple aster
Fawn Palmer
02:27:57
Mine is the swamp sunflower!
Cynthia Whitfield
02:28:17
Does native need a lot of sunlight
Fawn Palmer
02:28:42
I love Seaside Goldenrod for migrating Monarchs in October in Harford County.
Jacqueline Jones
02:28:51
Black eyed Susan
Fawn Palmer
02:29:06
Swamp Milkweed is Awesome!!!
Kathy Somoza, Chesapeake Bay Trust
02:29:07
I also love black eyed susans!
Fawn Palmer
02:29:36
another very interesting native species is the Hibiscus which is majestic.
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:30:40
Thank you all for joining!!
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:31:36
Thank you Kathy and Kit for excellent presentations
Kathy Somoza, Chesapeake Bay Trust
02:32:02
I love that, Joelle. Thanks for closing us out with that thought.
Naomi Edelson, Natl Wildlife Fed
02:32:11
https://www.nwf.org/NativePlantPledge
Karen Rubinstein
02:32:12
Thank you so much, this was wonderful
Fawn Palmer
02:32:23
Thank you for this zoom. What is the newsletter or email list that will receive the information you just spoke about?
Heidi Hess-Webber
02:32:29
Thanks for this wonderful presentation. Stay safe!
Cynthia Whitfield
02:32:31
Thank you
Helen Lowe Metzman
02:32:33
Today rajah!