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Attracting Pollinators and Pest-Controlling Predator Insects with Native Plants

Thursday, June 28, 2018

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.

Bronx Green-Up/New York Botanical Garden, Butterfly Project NYC, Dina Garcia, community gardener at New Roots Community Farm, and GreenThumb

Learn about the importance of our local pollinators and how to create gardens that attract them.  As part of the workshop we will spend time identifying the native plants that host them at New Roots Community Farm. We will also observe and discuss design elements of the pollinator gardens and spend some time caring for the plants.

Este taller se ofrecerá con traducción al Español.

Aprenda acerca de la importancia de nuestros polinizadores locales y cómo crear jardines para atraerlos. Como parte de este taller identificaremos las plantas nativas que los alojan en la granja comunitaria llamada New Roots. También observaremos y discutiremos los elementos de diseño de los jardines polinizadores y dedicaremos tiempo al cuidado de las plantas.

Location 

New Roots Community Garden
East 153rd Street and Grand Concourse, Bronx
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Contact Number

(212) 602-5300

Contact Email

greenthumbinfo@parks.nyc.gov

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