My Favorite Pollinators and How to Attract Them

January 13, 2014 Beth Conrey
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When:
January 25, 2014 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
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Where:
Fort Collins Nursery
2121 East Mulberry Street
Fort Collins, CO 80524
USA
Cost:
$18.00
Contact:
970-482-1984

Pollinating insects are crucial to any garden’s success – without them, most plants won’t produce the fruit and seeds they need to thrive! But honey bees are only a small part of the pollinator spectrum – there is a wide variety of alternative pollinators all around us. Would you like to learn more about these fascinating and essential creatures?  Beth Conrey, President of the Colorado State Beekeepers Association along with Dr. Carolina Nyarady, Master Gardener, will teach you how to identify alternative pollinators and how to care for your landscape to attract and keep them.

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