Newburyport Adult & Community Education

Sustainable Gardening

Class Description

Molly Janicki

This course is for gardeners, both new and experienced, to discuss various methods of creating and caring for sustainable, life-giving, outdoor spaces. Molly will lead discussion about what it means to garden in an era of climate change and why, how, and which native plants to use. Students will have the opportunity to share and get feedback on their own gardening challenges. Bring your pruners and your questions! The class will include lecture, demonstrations, and photographs.

Molly Janicki is a Massachusetts Certified Horticulturist and professional gardener based in Newbury, MA. She offers classes, coaching and horticultural services that seek to teach people to create and care for landscapes that positively impact the planet. Mollys Website:

Four, 2-hour sessions: Mondays, 6:o0 – 8:o0 p.m.
Begins February 6, 2023. Nock Middle School
Cost: $150. Class limit: 12.


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Newburyport Adult and Community Education (NACE) is a self-supporting program. It is under the auspices of the Newburyport Public School System. Its budget is funded primarily from course fees. Additional funding has been made available from the Newburyport Five-Cent Savings Bank. NACE is available to everyone. Most classes are available to high school students (age 15 & over).

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