Mendocino Coast Botanical Gardens, 47 acres of botanical bliss fronting the Pacific Ocean

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How to Design Bee-Friendly Flower Gardens

Saturday, April 30th (March 5 workshop was postponed, new date is April 30)
from 10:00am to 12:00pm
in the Gardens Meeting Room with MCBG Board Member, Kate Frey

Flower-filled gardens make us happy and can support many species of bees and much other biodiversity beneficial to our gardens. We all desire our gardens to be full of color and interest for many months of the year, yet what flowers appeal to which bees and why? How can we put them together in compositions that work well with the parameters of our site and in color combinations that suit us, and cater to bee’s needs for many months of the year? This class offers many colorful examples of flower filled gardens that support bees.

Kate Frey is a noted garden designer and consultant. She specializes in the creation of sustainable, organic, habitat gardens that reflect the climate conditions, soil and biodiversity of their locations and provide abundant habitat for pollinators through all four seasons of the year. Her recently published book on the subject—The Bee-Friendly Gardenwill be available to purchase after the class. CLICK HERE to learn more about Kate Frey and recently published book, "The Bee-Friendly Garden".

Class size is limited; sign up by phoning in your payment at 707-964-4352 ext. 16 or reserve your spot in person at The Garden Store at MCBG.

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Date: Saturday, April 30, 2016

Schedule Details: Workshop: Saturday, April 30th from 10:00am to 12:00pm in the Gardens Meeting Room

Location: Gardens Meeting Room

Instructor: MCBG Board Member, Kate Frey

Payment Information: Class cost $10 members and Master Gardeners; $20 non-members (payment due upon sign-up) | Includes Gardens admission for the day!


Contact: The Garden Store

Contact Phone: 707-964-4352 ext. 16