Garden club to host program April 12 on habitat gardening

The Rappahannock Garden Club will meet April 12 at Grace Episcopal Church, 303 South Church Street, Kilmarnock. Donna Cottingham will speak to members on habitat gardening. The program will begin at 12:45 p.m.

Cottingham will discuss the benefits of biodiversity and examine landscape techniques to make yards attractive to birds, pollinators and other beneficial creatures, reported RGC member Cathie Elliott.

Cottingham is a member of Salisbury Garden Club and is a James River Master Naturalist. She has been gardening for nature for many years and even created her own butterfly meadow…