Feed a Bee at Creekside Park

Saturday, June 05 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM [CDT]

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

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Saturday, June 05 2021 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM [CDT]

James Alan McPherson Park (Formerly Creekside), 1858 7th Avenue Court, Iowa City, IA, 52240, United States.

Support your buzzing friends by establishing pollinator plants in your yard.

These free seeds and plants will be available to visitors while supplies last:
• Butterfly weed
• Anise hyssop
• Purple coneflower
• Shortgrass native pollinator mix
• Self-heal
• Calendula
• Dutch white clover

For plant transplants, please bring small, 3-4” pots. (We’ll have some available, but we may run out.)

We’ll also provide free publications and ideas to help your pollinator patches get off to a good start.

Yummy snacks are generously provided by New Pioneer Co-op.

Can’t attend this event? Three “Feed a Bee” events will be held at the public gardens Backyard Abundance maintains through their Garden Guru program.
• June 2 at 5 pm: Wetherby Park Edible Forest
• June 5 at 10 am:  James Alan McPherson (Creekside) Park
• June 12 at 10 am: Edible Classroom

Learn more about Garden Guru: https://www.backyardabundance.org/guru

This program was created in conjunction with the Iowa City Parks and Recreation Department and the #FeedABee program. It 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: https://www.icgov.org/?id=1082
• Earl May Garden Center: https://www.earlmay.com/locations/iowa-city-iowa
• New Pioneer Food Co-op: https://www.NewPi.coop
• #FeedABee: https://www.feedabee.com

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

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