Native Plant Workshop 2023

Native Plant Workshop 2023
Registration Begins
4/13/2023 7:00 AM
Last Day To Register
5/20/2023 12:45 PM
11201 Garrison Forest Road
Owings Mills, MD 21117, US
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Native Plant Sale & Workshop 2023


Workshops are intended for adults, ages 18 and up. Please wear suitable shoes for outdoor exploration. Workshops are "Rain or Shine," so bring an umbrella or raincoat if inclement weather is forecasted.

Full descriptions of workshops will be available on the page where you select your workshops.

**Pre-registration strongly encouraged! Limited number of spots available in each workshop.**



  • Native Plant Sale: Free
  • Individual Workshops: $25 (Early bird price: $20 if purchased by May 10th)
  • Day Pass: $65  (Includes one workshop in each time slot AND early access to the plant sale, 8-9 am) (Early bird price: $50 if purchased by May 10th)
  • Bird Walk Add-On: $5

Please note: Discounts will be applied in Shopping Cart. You will automatically get the Day Pass Discount if you sign up for one workshop in each time slot. Bird Walk does not count towards Day Pass Discount.



7:15-8:15 a.m.           Bird Walk (Optional Add-On. Must register separately - Click here.)

8:00-9:00 a.m.           Early Access to Plant Sale (For Day Pass holders only)

9:00 a.m.                    Plant Sale Opens to General Public (Free and Open to the Public 9 am-1:30 pm)

9:00-10:00 a.m.         Session 1 Workshops 

                      Session 1A: How to (Gently) Fight Plants with Plants: Using Native Plants to Crowd Out Invasives *SOLD OUT*

                      Session 1B: Native Plant Restoration: Tackling Invasives with Fire, Suppression, and More     

                      Session 1C: Ferns, Fronds, and Fiddleheads

                      Session 1D: Go Native with a Planter (Offered all 3 time slots. Additional $20 Materials Fee applies.)

10:00-10:15 a.m.        Break (Drinks and snacks provided for workshop attendees)

10:15-11:15 a.m.        Session 2 Workshops

                      Session 2A: Layering Your Landscape: Which, Where, and Why to Add Native Plants *SOLD OUT*

                      Session 2B: Why and How to Create a Homegrown National ParkTM *SOLD OUT*

                      Session 2C: Botany for Beginners: Woody Plant Identification

                      Session 2D: Go Native with a Planter (Offered all 3 time slots. Additional $20 Materials Fee applies.) *SOLD OUT*

11:15-11:30 a.m.        Break (Drinks and snacks provided for workshop attendees)

11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.       Session 3 Workshops

                      Session 3A: Tough Plants for Tough Places *SOLD OUT*

                      Session 3B: Results From a Local Butterfly Survey and How You Can Help Butterflies

                      Session 3C: A Home for Bees 

                      Session 3D: Go Native with a Planter (Offered all 3 time slots. Additional $20 Materials Fee applies.) 

1:30 p.m.                     Native Plant Sale Concludes



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Cancellation Policy
Irvine reserves the right to cancel any event due to insufficient enrollment or extreme weather. If Irvine cancels an event, all registrants will be notified via the email they registered with, and all registration fees will be fully refunded.

Full payment is required at time of registration.

If you need to withdraw for personal reasons and notify us more than 48 hours before event, you can request a full refund minus a 10% processing fee.

NO refunds for no-shows or last-minute withdrawals (less than 48 hours notice).