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First Landscapes For Life Class Graduated at Howard County Dept of Corrections

posted Apr 7, 2017, 2:25 PM by Howard Ecoworks   [ updated Apr 14, 2017, 11:50 AM ]
We were really excited to graduate our first Landscape for Life class at the Howard County Department of Corrections.  The group learned sustainable gardening practices over a course of (5) 2-hour lessons.   Four minimum security in-mates will proceed to constructing their own on-site sustainable garden with native plants in the coming week.   They received certificates at the end of the program that may help them secure landscaping jobs upon release.  Several were excited about the lessons that they can use in their own lives, "Once you get a sustainable garden going, it will require less maintenance (work) for you," reported one participant.  Good job Howard EcoWorks team for providing these valuable lessons and thank you Howard County Department of Corrections, Howard County Office of Sustainability and the MD Department of Natural Resources for support.  UPDATE: Please check out this video produced by Howard County's Public Information Office: