Sat, Sep 11|
PLANT the PLANET: Planting Natives Plants, The Importance of Supporting Biodiversity
PLANT the PLANET Celebration is an opportunity for folks/community to exchange, purchase seeds, plants, trees, soil and pots. There will be guest speakers and entertainment.
Time & Location
Sep 11, 2021, 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM PDT
Joshua Tree, 61568 Twentynine Palms Highway, Joshua Tree, CA 92252, USA
About the event
PLANT the PLANET Celebration is an opportunity for community learn, exchange, purchase seeds, plants, trees, soil and pots. There will be presentations from desert locals ranging from activist, bioregional herbalist, ecologist, plant enthusiast, native plant specialist, gardeners that specialize in cultivating flora in arid zones. There will be live entertainment starting at 6:00 PM from music, belly dancing to a drum circle.
I will be presenting “Planting Native Plants: The Importance of Supporting Biodiversity. This will be a light presentation on the many reasons to introduce native plants on your property, creating a localized ecosystem that supports the native wildlife. In addition, I am offering free Prickly Pear Cactus cuttings and sharing Agua de Nopal y Tuna (Prickly Pear cactus and fruit water). If you would like to take some Prickly Pear cuttings home please provide a medium sized to large box.
SPEAKERS AS FOLLOWS:
· 2:00PM – 2:50 PM - Ernesto Nevarez - How to Make Mesquite Tea demonstration and samples.
· 3:00PM – 3:50PM - Steven Kong - Cultivating Cannabis legally.
· 4:00PM – 4:50PM - Mike Branning - Unique Gardens in Yucca Valley - How to Save More Joshua Trees.
· 5:00PM – 5:50PM - Christina Sanchez - Every Leaf Speaks - Planting Native Plants: The Importance of Supporting Biodiversity. A light presentation on the many reasons to introduce native plants on your property
Being that this event is occurring during a pandemic we are requiring mask be worn and practice social distancing. We are observing state and local government COVID guidelines, being that cases are rising if needed the event will be canceled.
PLANT THE PLANET