Installing a Butterfly and Pollinator Garden

Thursday, May 19, 2016 - 5:00pm to 8:00pm
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Thursday, May 19th beginning at 5pm, City Horticulturist, Kelly Goossen will be providing a workshop on planting and installing a pollinator garden at A.Y. McDonald Park in Dubuque
Kelly will share strategies on how to prepare the site, select plants, and address seasonal maintenance in a pollinator garden. Participants will also have the opportunity to help plant the new pollinator garden on-site, learning proper planting techniques, landscape design elements, and bloom time ranges for pollinator diversity throughout the season.
Attendees of this workshop will meet near the restroom area at A.Y. McDonald Park. Gloves and tools will be provided, please dress appropriately for digging and planting. In the event of rain, the workshop will be rescheduled for Tuesday, May 24th from 5-8pm.
Registration is not required, but preferred. This program is FREE. Call 563-583-6496.
Contact Horticulture Educator Laura Klavitter: or Danielle Day for questions.