The LSU Hilltop Arboretum’s annual PlantFest is coming up later this fall, but you can catch a teaser of the flora-filled event early on October 2, with a special lecture by the Director of Mississippi State University’s Crosby Arboretum, Pat Drockett. Drockett will present a talk titled “25 Native Plants to Provide Benefits to your Home and Neighborhood,” discussing strategic native plantings that can encourage wildlife, conserve water, and lower energy and labor costs. 2 pm–3:30 pm. $20; Free for members. lsu.edu/hilltop.
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