Lincoln Land Community College’s Green Center is offering a Sustainable Lawns and Landscaping class Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. to noon. The class is being held in the Workforce Development Center on the Springfield campus, 5250 Shepherd Road. Registrations are being accepted now.
Participants will learn how to design, implement, and maintain an attractive and environmentally friendly lawn and landscape in this workshop taught by landscape designer Cathy Bilow. This course will guide participants through proper plant selection and maintenance techniques that ensure beautiful lawns and landscapes without the overuse of water, gasoline and unnecessary chemicals. In addition, Bilow will discuss traditional lawns, rain gardens, and the environmental benefits of trees, shrubs, groundcovers, and native plants.
Cost is $24; $12 for students with a valid ID. Registration deadline is Sept.. 21. To register, visit www.llcc.edu/greencenter or contact Julie Bates, firstname.lastname@example.org, or 217.786.2434.