Ban Those Bugs – while keeping the good guys
June 7 – 10:00-noon; June 10 - 6:30-8:30 p.m.Madrona Marsh Nature Center
June 12, 6:00-7:30 p.m.Gardena Mayme Dear Library – 1731 West Gardena Blvd.
Pests can be a problem in any garden. How to get rid of them is the question. Kelley Dawdy (CSU Dominguez Hills) will discuss ways to manage garden pests using Integrated Pest Management (IPM) an earth-friendly approach that protects the beneficial insects, of the gardening series “Out of the Wilds and Into Your Garden”. Thursday, June 12th, 6:00-7:30 p.m. at Gardena Mayme Dear Library, 1731 W. Gardena Blvd., Gardena. For additional information call (310) 217-0681 or visit www.gardenawillows.org. This is the only gardening series to feature native plants appropriate for the Gardena/South Bay area – and it’s FREE! This program is sponsored by the Friends of Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve.
Most suitable for adults FREE – donations gratefully accepted
Turn Your Garden into Pollinator Heaven – Individual consultation
June 14, 9:00 a.m. to noonMother Nature’s Backyard
Bring your questions about native pollinators and pollinator gardening to a free session with Dr. Connie Vadheim (CSUDH). We will have helpful displays, brochures, information sheets and plant lists available. See pollinator plants – and their pollinators – in action in the garden setting. This is a great opportunity to learn more about native pollinators. Bring your camera and note book.
Most suitable for adults, but all welcome FREE – donations gratefully accepted
Celebrate National Pollinator Week
June 15, 1:00-4:00 p.m.
Mother Nature’s Backyard and Gardena Willows Wetland Preserve
June 15-21 is National Pollinators Week. Kick off the week with our pollinator-related activities. Helpful displays, brochures and information sheets for gardeners. Draw or color pictures of pollinators. Take our 2014 Pollinator Survey. Try some interesting pollinator experiments. And more.
All ages welcome FREE – donations gratefully accepted