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Bee on Glaucidium at MUN Botanical Garden

FEE: $5 / Free for students (valid ID required please)
DATES:  The third Thursday of the month, January – April, 2017
TIME:  12:30 – 1:30 pm
LOCATION: The Landing, University Centre, Room-3018, MUN St. John’s Campus
NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

All proceeds help support the MUN Botanical Garden education program.

No pre-registration need as this is a drop-in event. 
Please note: Public parking on MUN campus is very limited.

Session #1: Edible Wild Plants in Newfoundland
Date: January 19, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Instructor:  Todd Boland, MUN Botanical Garden Research Horticulturist
Format: PowerPoint Presentation
Todd Boland will introduce you to the native and naturalized Newfoundland plants that are edible throughout the season, from spring shoots to fall berries.

Session #2: Gardening For Pollinators, Part I – Bees & Wasps
Date: Thursday, February 16, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Instructor: Todd Boland, MUN Botanical Garden Research Horticulturist
Format: PowerPoint Presentation
Gardening for pollinators requires more than just a list of plants. Get to know about the different kinds of bees in Newfoundland, including their life cycles, food preferences and how we can all do more to help them in our own back gardens.

Session #3: Gardening For Pollinators, Part II – Butterflies
Date: Thursday, March 16, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Instructor: Anne Madden, MUN Botanical Garden Education Coordinator
Format: PowerPoint Presentation
Gardening for pollinators requires more than just a list of plants. Get to know about the different kinds of butterflies in Newfoundland, including their life cycles, food preferences and how we can all do more to help them in our own back gardens.

Session #4: Gardening Basics
Date: Thursday, April 20, 12:30 – 1:30 pm
Instructor:  Christine Gillard, MUN Botanical Garden Environmental Educator 
Format: PowerPoint Presentation and hands-on activity
Are you lacking a green thumb? Have trouble keeping plants alive?  Always wanted to grow your own plants but didn’t know where to start? Join Christine in learning about gardening basics and participate in a hands-on activity to plant your own seed.

Dec 17th, 2016

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