Tag Archives: Pollinator Club

Pollinator Friendly Rain Gardens Severna Park

Wrap up our 2018 Pollinator Club Meetup series with AAC Master Gardener Elizabeth Matarese in an informative session you may be interested in if you have a low spot on your property. Getting a pollinator-friendly …

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Build a Butterfly Haven: Gardening for Monarchs & Beyond

From the egg to the emerging butterfly, Monarchs fascinate. Raising them, attracting them, and watching them is not just for kids! There are butterfly enthusiasts whose late summer – early autumn life revolves around Monarchs. …

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How Gardeners Can Save The World

A Bee City USA Speaker Series Event
One in three bites of food we eat is thanks to a pollinator, and 90% of wild plant species rely on pollinators to reproduce. But the United …

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Bay-Friendly Landscapes for Pollinators

Bay-friendly landscapes deserve another session, during which additional attention will be paid to native plants and native hybrids that are available to those interested in ensuring an environment that helps protect the Bay. Join AAC …

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Gardening for the Bees

The bees! So much is being said about our bees and how we must figure out how best to help them and protect them. Providing bees with the right plants is critical to their survival …

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Fragrant Evening Pollinator Gardens Severna Park

Fragrant evening gardens can be just the thing for weary and work-all-day people. A screened-in area, a gazebo, a deck…can provide a restful and relaxing place to watch the night pollinators. Knowing how to entice …

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Winged Visitors: Gardening for Hummingbirds, Butterflies & Moths

Everyone is looking for the hummingbirds to arrive and stay. Counting the numbers has become a favorite pastime among hummer lovers. Sighting the birds who migrate through our area and the perennial favorites is surpassed …

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Planning Your Pollinator Garden Severna Park

Join Master Gardener Elizabeth Matarese for a comprehensive look at the state of pollinators, trends in designing and planting a garden for pollinators and a deep-dive into her recommended tree, shrub and flowering plant palettes …

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Planning Your Pollinator Garden

Join Master Gardener Elizabeth Matarese for a comprehensive look at the state of pollinators, trends in designing and planting a garden for pollinators and a deep-dive into her recommended tree, shrub and flowering plant palettes …

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The Humane Garden: Cultivating Compassion for All Creatures Severna Park

A Bee City USA Speaker Series Event
Why do we call some insects “beneficial” while others are “pests”? Why are some plants considered “desirable” while others are “weeds”? Join author and founder of Humane …

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Maryland Butterflies and the Native Plants they Need to Thrive

Have you ever seen a Monarch, a Question Mark or a Baltimore Checkerspot? Join Naturalist Lisa Bierer-Garrett to learn how to identify our colorful Maryland butterflies. Discover which native plants act as hosts like Milkweeds, …

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September Pollinator Meetup: Hands-on Monarch Tagging Made Easy

Join Naturalist Lisa Bierer-Garret to learn about how researchers study the magical journey of Monarch Butterflies. Lisa, a frequent speaker on wildlife gardening, will show how a butterfly is tagged and how the Monarch Watch …

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June Pollinator Meetup: The Secret Lives of Hummingbirds

Everything you wanted to know about Hummingbirds but were afraid to ask.
Hummingbirds are fascinating and endearing little birds that can be attracted to residential yards and gardens. The Ruby-throated Hummingbird is the only …

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May Pollinator Meetup: Backyard Beekeeping

A local expert will be here to share her expertise. Learn the basics to starting a hive in your own backyard. From choosing the right type of bees and taking care of their individual needs …

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April Pollinator Meetup: Pollinator Flowers From Seed

Fun, fabulous fillers and cost-effective! Make your garden a pollinator haven with flowers you can grow easily from seed.
PLUS.. receive a FREE pack of seeds to get your pollinator garden started!

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Pollinator Meet-up: Going Native for Pollinators

Back by overwhelming demand, we’ve invited Peggy Anne Montgomery of American Beauties back as our speaker to talk about some of the best native perennials, shrubs and trees for attracting and supporting Pollinators through the …

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Pollinator Meet-up: Bee Basics

An Intro to Beekeeping for Bee-ginners.Join us afterwards for Beekeeping: 101, click here for more info.Join guest speaker John Connors as he dives into the role of the honeybee in the pollination process. From …

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Pollinator Meet-up: Mind the Monarchs

Mind the Monarchs – Participants will learn about the Monarch butterfly and the dependence of the Monarch caterpillars on native milkweed for survival.  Tips for plant selection and habitat creation techniques will be discussed.  These …

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Pollinator Meet-up: Plan & Plant a Pollinator Garden

Pollinator Gardens in the Food Forest—supporting your vital insect allies in growing your edible landscape.Join Lincoln Smith of Forested, a forest garden company in Bowie, MD, and learn the vital role that pollinator support …

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Pollinator Meet-up: What’s the Buzz?

An intro to pollinators, why they matter and how YOU can make a difference.Join Peggy Anne Montgomery of American Beauties Native Plants® for our first Pollinator Club Meetup! In this talk we’ll look at the crucial …

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