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Stars in the Garden! Pollinator Garden Seasonal Tour Series

  • 1:00PM 2:00PM
  • 901 E. Washington Ln.
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Stars in the Garden!  A Series of Seasonal Tours of Awbury Arboretum’s Pollinator Habitat Garden

 

Three dates:

Saturday, June 23rd, 1:00 – 2:00 PM

Friday, August 17th, 6:00 – 7:00 PM

Thursday, October 11th, 5:00 – 6:00 PM

 
Awbury’s volunteer pollinator gardeners will lead seasonal tours during each of the three blooming seasons. The tours will focus on three important pollinator friendly plants and a few sustainable gardening practices that benefit pollinators in particular. There will be time left at the end to mingle, ask questions, and share inspirational gardening ideas.  Cameras to take pictures of insects on the flowers are welcome!  Light refreshments will be served.
 
Highlighted plants will be:
• 6/23: bee balm (Monarda), stoke aster (Stokesia laevis) and coneflower ( Echinacea)
• 8/17: milkweed (Asclepias), giant hyssop (Agastache), and mountain mints (Pycnanthemum)
• 10/11: goldenrods (Solidago), fall asters (Symphyotrichum), and NY ironweed (Veronia)
 
 
Presented by Leslie Cerf, Awbury Arboretum Volunteer Coordinator and Penn State Master Gardener, and the APHG (Awbury Pollinator Habitat Garden) team, which includes experienced gardeners and Master Gardener volunteers.
 
Cost: $5.00 each, or $10.00 for all three tours
 
Location: Awbury Pollinator Habitat Garden, in the Awbury Agricultural Village.  Street parking available on Ardleigh St, and then walk into the Agricultural Village at 6336 Ardleigh Rd, Philadelphia, PA 19138.
 
Questions?  Contact Leslie at lcerf@awbury.org or (215) 205-6561.

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