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The Sanibel Vegetation Committee is offering guided native vegetation and landscaping tours of City Hall grounds, planted exclusively with native plants. Walk the grounds for ideas on planting native vegetation that requires no fertilizer or see how you can plant a garden that reseeds itself with very little maintenance, is good for the environment and will attract birds and butterflies.

The next tour of City Hall grounds is tomorrow at 10:00AMat the bottom of the City Hall main staircase.

If you are unable to attend tomorrow, additional tour dates are:
Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Wednesday, January 12, 2022 and Saturday, January 22, 2022
Wednesday, February 9, 2022 and Saturday, February 26, 2022
Wednesday, March 9, 2022 and Saturday, March 26, 2022
Wednesday, April 13, 2022 and Saturday, April 23, 2022

Vegetation Committee members will provide valuable information on proper planting and care of native vegetation. The City of Sanibel encourages planting of vegetation that is indigenous to the area as it requires very little maintenance, NO fertilizer, and NO supplemental irrigation.

Registration is not required.

Attendees meet at the main entrance to City Hall, 800 Dunlop Road, in front of the main staircase. For additional information regarding the guided native vegetation tour, please contact the City’s Natural Resources Department at san.dnr@mysanibel.com or by phone at (239) 472-3700.

For more information, click here to view Sanibel’s native plant list, click here to view the native plant slide show, or click here to view the City of Sanibel Environmental Reference Handbook.