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We hope that you’ll join us for any or ALL of the free Speaker Series Events that we have planned for our community.

Building community and understanding about eco-diversity and sustainable environmental practices is one of our passions at Deep Roots Natives. We bring in experts on a variety of topics with the goal of helping others integrate biodiversity practices in their yards. Check out our schedule below – no RSVP needed! Come one, come all, and come away with some new knowledge.

Next Event

Saturday May 15, 2022, 10:30 a.m.
“Introduction to Vermiculture”
Corre Robinson – NewSoil


Past Events

3/26, 10:30 a.m.
“How to Attract Pollinator Insects of all kinds”
Nate Erwin

04/09, 10:30 a.m.
“Composting 101 overview”
Muriel Williman – NC Composting Council

April 23, 2022, 10:30 a.m.
“Gardening for Biodiversity”
Chris Liloia – NC Botanical Garden

3/26, 10:30 a.m.

How to Attract Pollinator Insects of all kinds

Nate Erwin

Join Nate Erwin, an Entomologist, formerly of the Smithsonian Institution Museum of Natural History to learn about the benefits and importance of pollinator insects.

04/09, 10:30 a.m.

Composting 101 overview

Muriel Williman – NC Composting Council

A summary of how to compost, why it’s important, and then a tie-in to landscaping with compost and native plants
For more info, visit


04/23, 10:30 a.m.

Gardening for Biodiversity

Chris Liloia – NC Botanical Garden

Gardening for biodiversity- using native plants and maintenance practices that support ecological function and biodiversity
Visit for more info

Our Instagram Updates

Today at 10:30am! Join us as we welcome Chris Liloia, habitat curator at the NC Botanical Garden, to speak on gardening for biodiversity! The event will take place at the nursery, Deep Roots Natives, at 3666 Guess Rd starting at 10:30am. Free and open to the public! ...

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Come on out! We'll be set up inside the house in the conference room - just come in through the register room! Starting at 10:30 🌿 ...

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JOIN US! This Saturday, March 26th at 10:30am as we welcome Janel Ohletz of NC State to discuss the basics of soil and the physical, biological, and chemical characteristics that affect plant growth as well as ways to improve the health of the soil! ...

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