Gardening for Pollinators: Sustaining Wildlife with Native Plants

Join us in welcoming native plant specialist Emily DeBolt for a two-part lecture series on planting natives for pollinators. Take this opportunity to learn what it means to plant natives and their benefits to pollinators, wildlife, and biodiversity.

  • On March 14th, Emily will discuss how we can increase opportunities for pollinators and wildlife through the use of native plants. By learning more about pollinators, native plants, and their benefits, we can then make more informed decisions about how we manage our landscapes.
  • On April 11th, Emily will return for a more in-depth conversation about native plants and how they both influence and impact our pollinators. She will offer tips on garden design and planting selection. This will be a great session prepping you for a successful, colorful, and sustainable planting season ahead! We hope you can join us!

Both events are free. Please bring your friends!

Emily DeBolt owns Fiddlehead Creek, which specializes in native plants for sustainable landscapes. She has years of experience working with natives as alternatives to invasives, as well as natives for rain gardens, pollinator gardens, shoreline buffers, and more. Emily has her bachelor's degree from Cornell University and master's degree from SUNY-ESF. She is a Certified Nursery and Landscape Professional in New York State and was selected by the New York Flora Association as the 2012 recipient of the New York Native Plant Conservationist of the Year. Emily is currently a board member of the New York Flora Association. Emily and her husband Chris started Fiddlehead Creek in 2009 because of her love for native plants and her desire to make them more available in everyday landscapes.

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