MANCHESTER - On Wednesday, April 17, The Garden Club of Manchester will be holding a meeting in the Beckwith Room at Hildene at 1 p.m. which features a program on "Native Plants for Native Birds."

Emily DeBolt from Fiddlehead Nursery in Hartford, N.Y. , will introduce the basics of gardening with native plants and share some of her favorite plants that attract a variety of birds throughout the season. There is a $5 fee for non-members.