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Beyond Flowers: Who’s in Your Pollinator Garden?

PURCHASE Tickets Join the UCONN Master Gardeners to learn more about the pollinator garden! Using the Hill-Stead pollinator garden as a backdrop, this talk covers the basic flower shapes, who is their best pollinator “customer” and features the various bees and butterflies that visit the garden. Learn about the importance of “keystone plants” and examples of some that are readily available for the home garden. In addition, the Master Gardener volunteers will explain how plant selections are made, what bees…

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July 18, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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Join the UCONN Master Gardeners to learn more about the pollinator garden!
Using the Hill-Stead pollinator garden as a backdrop, this talk covers the basic flower shapes, who is their best pollinator “customer” and features the various bees and butterflies that visit the garden. Learn about the importance of “keystone plants” and examples of some that are readily available for the home garden. In addition, the Master Gardener volunteers will explain how plant selections are made, what bees see, and what’s the best planting scheme and garden design for pollinators. All attendees will receive a copy of the Hill-Stead Pollinator Garden bloom chart.
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Adult  |  $12
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