Want to know why green matters? Join us Tuesday, October 12th, for “Sustainable Living Outdoors” at the CCDC, from 5pm – 7pm for the return of the Green Matters lecture series. A special thanks to our sponsors: Blue Ridge Home Builders Association, Airflow Systems, Inc. Dominion Power, and Latitude 38.

Sustainable Living Outdoors

Expand your living space into the outdoors, create healthy habitats for butterflies and birds, grow your own food, and protect the environment. Join us for a discussion of how to design your yard and landscaping to require less water, lawn maintenance, while incorporating edible landscaping and native plantings.

Moderator: Charles Hendricks, AIA, CSI, CDT, LEED AP, The Gaines Group, Architecture and Design

Karl Shank, The Natural Garden
Virginia Rockwell, VSLD, VCH, LEED Green Associate, Gentle Gardener

This event is free and open to the public.

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