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Planting for Pollinators Course

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Planting for Pollinators Course

Time: March 3, 2016 all day
Location: Compton Dundon
Website or Map: http://www.feedavalon.org.uk/…
Event Type: course
Organized By: Feed Avalon
Latest Activity: Jan 5, 2016

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Event Description

When: Thursday 3rd March 2016, 9.30 – 5pm

Where: At Brook End LAND Centre Compton Dundon, Near Street & Glastonbury

What: Avalon Wildflower Park is a new community project opposite the Red Brick Building. The former BMX track, now overgrown, is unloved and neglected. Our vision is to transform it into a haven of native plants, buzzing with life. We want to create a beautiful, fun and ecologically vibrant learning and community space.

As part of this project we have organised a course about planting for pollinators. Pollinating insects need our help!

About the Course

• Learn which plant families are useful to pollinating insects
• How to make your growing space more pollinator- friendly.
• Learn about how to provide food plants, colour schemes that bees can ‘see’, the best flower shapes, plants for a longer flowering season and growing refuges for overwintering insects.
• Learn how to design beautiful borders, beetle banks and other wildlife features, such as bee ‘hotels’
• Learn how to encourage solitary bees to breed in your growing space and will look at natural bee keeping methods.

Cost: The course is free for adults in receipt of state benefits, otherwise £10-£50 donation. Bring lunch to share. Booking essential.

How to book: To book please email Nicole: eat@feedavalon.org.uk

The course is supported by Somerset Skills & Learning CIC.

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