Having your own pollinator garden is like having your own outdoor classroom. The life that native wildflowers attract to your yard is both breathtaking and an opportunity for young and old to connect with and learn about the natural world.
During my installations and maintenance visits I hope you and your family will want to learn about the plants and pollinators that you'll be helping. I will provide pictures and information about each of the species of wildflowers used in your planting in addition to insect ID guides to familiarize yourself with the pollinators you should expect to see.
I welcome the community to my public pollinator garden educationals held multiple times a year at pollinator gardens I have installed and to the annual fall monarch migration butterfly release held at the Monarch Waystation along the Black Mountain Greenway .
Want to learn about meadow ecology, native plants & pollinators? Contact me about joining me with garden maintentce or help with an installation at one of my current sites.
Pollinator Garden Tour and discussion of lawn conversion methods as part of the annual EmpTea Bowls Tea Party at the Dr. Wilson Community Garden in Black Mountain. This event benefits the garden's internship program as well as a capital campaign for a barn and event facility. Join us for an evening of celebration, beauty, community, and garden fun! All are welcome.
Date: Saturday September 18, 2021
Cost: $35/ticket, children 12 and under get in free.
Details: Gourmet Foods + Herbal Teas, Silent Auction, Local Music, Garden Tours, Children's Activities, Garden Merchandise, and More!
Tickets can be purchased online at our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/preview?eid=165255464543/ Spots are limited, so reserve your place for this special event now
Rearing Monarchs and other caterpillars that you find in your own garden can give them a better chance of survival while allowing you and your family experience the magic and beauty of transformation.
Contact me if you would like help finding Caterpillars to raise at home.