Lower your garden maintenance by using native plants and designing carefully. Learn how to design a unique garden space with strong connections to our spectacular New England landscape. In this interactive format, you are encouraged to bring your ideas, along with photographs, plans, or sketches of your own property. Landscape designer Owen Wormser helps you create enjoyable, low maintenance, and sustainable garden spaces while discovering important functional and aesthetic aspects of native plants.Â The May 1 morning course is co-sponsored by The New England Wild Flower Society and the Hitchcock Center for the Environment and will take place at Nasami Farm Nursery in Whately, Massachusetts.Â The fee is $33 for NEWFS members, $39 for nonmembers. To register, log on to www.newfs.org.