Poisonous Plants in the Ornamental Garden
Many of our favorite ornamental garden plants are poisonous and some have fascinating histories!
You may be surprised to learn that there are poisonous plants growing in your garden. Join us online for our next gardening workshop, and learn about a common shrub whose pollen produces toxic honey, and another called the “Tree of Death!” We’ll also discover a popular perennial used for chemical warfare by the ancient Greeks, the native plant that killed Abraham Lincoln’s mother, a plant called the “Queen of Poisons,” and a plant whose seeds were used for a Cold War assassination.The speaker will provide some common sense precautions to safely grow these plants in your garden.
Registration is required in order to receive the link to the Zoom meeting. Click on the link below to get started!
Please note that registration will close 12 hours before the start of this workshop. An email will be sent out the morning of the program with the link to the Zoom meeting. For this reason, it is important that you carefully enter your email address into the registration form!
A video camera and mic are NOT required to attend this online program; you will only need a computer or mobile device, internet connection, and audio or phone to listen in. For more information about joining Zoom meetings, please see https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting.
- Wednesday, August 26, 2020
- 1:00pm - 2:00pm
- Central Library