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City to offer free guided plant walks for season

By Staff | Jan 22, 2020

The city of Sanibel’s Vegetation Committee will offer a guided native vegetation and landscaping tour on Jan. 25 at 10 a.m. of the City Hall grounds, which is planted exclusively with native plants.

Walk the grounds for ideas on planting native vegetation that requires no fertilizer. See how to plant a garden that reseeds itself with very little maintenance, is good for the environment and will attract birds and butterflies.

Vegetation Committee members will provide valuable information on proper planting and care of native vegetation. The city encourages planting of vegetation that is indigenous to the area as it requires very little maintenance, no fertilizer and no supplemental irrigation.

Additional tour dates will include:

– Feb. 12

– Feb. 22

– March 11

– March 28

– April 8

– April 25

Registration is not required.

Meet at City Hall, at 800 Dunlop Road, at the bottom of the City Hall main staircase.

For more information, call the Natural Resources Department at 239-472-3700.