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Pollinate New England Lecture and Workshop


June 27

Workshop. 1-4PM The New England Wild Flower Society is offering a free hands-on pollinator-garden workshop for novice gardeners at the Wells Reserve at Laudholm. Participants will learn how to select plants, and how to install and care for their own gardens, by helping to create a 150-square-foot pollinator garden. The workshop will be led by Dr. Annie White, an ecological landscape designer and adjunct professor at the University of Vermont, and Mark Richardson, botanic garden director at the society’s Garden in the Woods. For ages 14+. Free with site admission. Registration required at newenglandwild.org/learn/our-programs. Lecture. 6-8:30PM As part of its Pollinate New England project, the New England Wild Flower Society brings plant and pollinator experts Annie White and Mark Richardson to the Wells Reserve at Laudholm for a free lecture on the plight of pollinators, how to create pollinator-friendly landscapes, and how to choose great garden plants that are native to our ecoregions. Annie White is an ecological landscape designer specializing in pollinator-friendly landscapes. She is the owner and principal designer of Nectar Landscape Design Studio in Burlington, Vermont and is an adjunct professor at the University of Vermont. Mark Richardson is New England Wild Flower Society's botanic garden director. He studied ornamental horticulture at the University of Rhode Island and holds a master’s degree from the University of Delaware’s Longwood Graduate Program. In his roles as botanic garden director, he oversees the Society's 45-acre botanic garden, Garden in the Woods, and its Nasami Farm Native Plant Nursery. The lecture is free with site admission. Registration required at newenglandwild.org/learn/our-programs. 342 Laudholm Farm Rd, Wells, ME.

207-646-1555



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