Establish a Pollinator Garden

Saturday, April 18 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM [CST]

1858 7th Avenue Court, Iowa City, IA, 52240, United States

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Saturday, April 18 2020, 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM [CST]

About the Event

Support your buzzing friends by joining the community to establish a large pollinator garden at the new Creekside Park Edible Forest.
 
You will learn how to properly establish plants that attract pollinators, monarchs and birds.
 
Join us for a quick 15-minute tour or the full 3 hour learning opportunity.
 
The event is free and open to everyone.
 
FREE STUFF
Free stuff will be available to all attendees.
* Seed packets for your own small pollinator garden
* Handouts about designing and establishing pollinator gardens
* Yummy snacks provided by New Pioneer Co-op
 
LOCATION
The class is held at Creekside Park (1858 7th Ave Ct) and is part of their new public edible forest.
 
View the Creekside Park Edible Forest design: www.backyardabundance.org/commgardens
 
WHAT TO BRING
Please wear standard gardening attire such as boots, jeans and gloves. If available, please also bring trowels, shovels and steel rakes labeled with your name.
 
CREEKSIDE GARDENERS
Many thanks to the Creekside Gardeners and the Creekside Neighborhood association. Their generous time and energy laid the groundwork for this gardening project.
 
SPONSORS AND PARTNERS
This project would not be possible without these sponsors and supporters. Please frequent these generous organizations to thank them for donations of materials and funds.
* Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department: www.icgov.org/?id=1082
* Hills Bank: hillsbank.com
* Collins Aerospace: www.rockwellcollins.com
* Earl May Garden Center: www.earlmay.com/locations/iowa-city-iowa
* New Pioneer Food Co-op: www.NewPi.coop
* Iowa City Climate Action: www.icgov.org/project/climate-action
* #FeedABee: www.feedabee.com
* Rapids Reproductions: rapidsrepro.com
* Green Iowa AmeriCorps - Energy & Community: www.greeniowaamericorps.org

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Backyard Abundance is an educational nonprofit that helps people create environmentally-beneficial landscapes.

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