press release: A Gardener’s Simply call
January – May perhaps 2021, Thursdays, 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Crops, animals, and microbes have an critical purpose to fill in our gardens. As gardeners, we have a accountability to understand and regard all beings’ contributions to healthy backyard garden ecosystems. If we pay attention to life’s contact, we can nurture gardens that provide for all users of the back garden neighborhood. Join us for a special 5-component lecture series to discover how we can support all lifestyle in the garden – developing areas wherever all existence belongs.
Lectures involve: 60-moment presentation on ZOOM, followed by 30 moment Q&A with the presenter.
Register for all 5 lectures and receive a $10 lower price – Register Listed here! Sign up by the prior day.
Check out out our most effective practices tip sheet (link) to be certain you are in suggestion-top technological shape for the lectures! Olbrich Botanical Gardens is unable to offer technological assistance for the duration of the shows.
January 28: The Bombus Among the Us – Bumble Bee Basics
Introduced by Heather Holm, awarding successful author of “Bees”, designer, publisher, researcher, and prairie restoration ambassador.
Bumble bees (Bombus) are by far our most charismatic and recognizable indigenous bees. In get to assistance our bumble bees thrive, we will have to realize their daily life cycle and dietary wants. Award successful author of “Bees”, Heather Holm, will illustrate the bumble bee lifestyle cycle as a result of the growing season. Join us to learn about popular Midwestern and eastern bumble bee species, their habitats, the affect local climate change has on populations, and the great importance of selecting the proper indigenous plants to fulfill the nutritional requires of the queens, workers, and males. This is a virtual course please provide a doing the job email on registration.