North Carolina Botanical Garden


LUNCHBOX Talk: Native Plant Combinations

with Chris Liloia, NCBG Curator, Habitat Gardens
The registration period has closed for this event.

Date: Thursday, February 27, 2020

Time: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM

Fee: Free, preregistration required.


Take home some ideas for your yard at this lunchbox talk on native plant gardening. The focus will be on native plants that work well together. From sun to shade, spring to fall, and wildflowers to shrubs there’s sure to be something for everyone. Even if you don’t garden, come on out for some pretty plant pictures to remind you that it won’t always be February.


Registration open through 2/27/2020

About the Speaker

Chris Liloia is a Curator at the North Carolina Botanical Garden. She is responsible for the care of the habitat gardens and maintains NCBG’s carnivorous plant collection.  She is knowledgeable in the cultivation of native plants and creation of sustainable gardens that are beautiful and brimming with biodiversity. Prior to joining the NCBG staff in 2000, she worked in ecological restoration in NJ and in south Florida. She earned her B.S. in Natural Resource Management, Conservation and Applied Ecology from Rutgers University.

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Reeves Auditorium

Allen Education Center, Building A
100 Old Mason Farm Road
Chapel Hill, NC 27517