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Helping Bees in your Urban Garden

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Helping Bees in your Urban Garden

Time: May 26, 2015 from 6:30pm to 9pm
Location: VanDusen Botanical Garden
Street: 5251 Oak Street (at West 37th Avenue)
City/Town: Vancouver
Website or Map: http://vandusengarden.org/vis…
Phone: 604-718-5898
Event Neighbourhood and Type: garden, bees, workshop
Organized By: VanDusen Botanical Garden
Latest Activity: May 26, 2015

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Event Description

Encourage native bee populations by creating healthy bee habitat in your urban garden. This class will discuss best flower choices, bee baths, bee nests, soil care strategies, and the effects of (even naturally-derived) pesticides on bees. The class will begin with a short walk in the Garden and will conclude with participants making simple bumblebee nests for their garden.

Instructor: Brian Campbell
VanDusen Member: $28 / Non-Member: $35
Register online via Eventbrite or call 604-718-5898

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