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National Pollinator Week – June 17-23rd

Posted on June, 11

This week is National Pollinator Week, a time to be mindful of the bees, butterflies, beetles, bats, moths, hummingbirds and others that pollinate our plants. It’s said that these creatures are responsible for pollinating 1 in every 3 bites of food we eat! That’s huge and just goes to show how important these pollinators are to us.

Because of the declining pollinator populations, twelve years ago the U.S. Senate unanimously approved that a week in June be designated as National Pollinator Week. It’s an opportunity to increase awareness and take action to ensure that pollinators thrive and have a safe and healthy place to do what they do best. We can all do our part to help these creatures by planting an assortment of their favorite flowers and plants in our gardens so they can continue to keep pollinating!

We invite you to join us for the following upcoming classes to learn more about pollinators and the plants they love to pollinate:

  • Texas Tough Perennials – June 29th
  • Butterfly & Hummingbird Gardening – July 6th
  • Introduction to Beekeeping – July 27th

See our Featured Events & Classes to learn more about these classes for grownups and related workshops for your kids (ages 5-10).  Some classes/workshops require pre-registration.