July 15 – September 15 – Online Course “Landscaping with Native Plants”

This four-part course will utilize Western New Mexico University’s online teaching platform, Canvas. Course cost will be $25, including a copy of our new Beginner’s Guide to Planting Native Perennials of the Gila Region. Students will be able to access the four modules at any times convenient to them from July 15 to September 15, 2020.

The four modules:

* Students will learn about the variety of plants (trees, shrubs, vines, herbaceous perennials, cacti, etc…) that can be used to create a landscaped garden or space. Native plants highlighted will include those in the Silva Creek Botanical Garden. (Instructor: Betsy Kaido)

*  Students will be introduced to basic principles of landscape design. (Instructor: Jeff Boyd).

*  Students will learn how to plant, prune and care for their native plants. (Instructor: Elroy Limmer).

*  Students will take a virtual tour of local environments landscaped with native plants.

*** Depending on COVID-19 conditions, students may or may not be offered a face-to-face tour of local landscaped gardens, in addition to the virtual tour.

Two ways to register:

Send a request and a check for $25 made out to the Gila Native Plant Society to GNPS,  PO Box 457, Silver City, NM 88062. If you wish, you may reserve your registration first via The information needed: first and last names, email address and mailing address.

Or, you can register by adding the course to the cart, and pay via PayPal.  Please verify that PayPal has your current email and mailing address.            VIEW CART   

Landscaping With Native Plants Course
Landscaping With Native Plants Course
You will be notified via email when your registration is complete