UW-Extension offers online classes about pollinator plantings and gardens on March 31 and April 6

(UW-Extension submission) University of Wisconsin – Madison, Division of Extension Walworth County invites the community to attend these upcoming online learning opportunities about pollinator plantings and gardens. Join our specialists from UW-Madison as they share insight into how to plan for a successful pollinator planting, select and care for plants that attract and support diverse pollinators in the garden all season long. These are free events but registration is required. Please see the links below to register.

Weed Management When Establishing Pollinator Plantings, by Dr. Mark Renz

Wednesday, March 31

12:00-1:30 p.m.

Join Dr. Mark Renz to learn more about weed management for greater success of your pollinator plantings! He will share his research that evaluates the impact of cover crops, herbicides and mowing on establishing native plants for pollinators. Results from over 30 pollinator plantings in Wisconsin will provide insight as to what factors you should consider when planning a pollinator planting.

Please use the following link to register https://go.wisc.edu/aqelvq


Pollinator Gardens: Plant Selection and Garden Care, by Susan Carpenter

Tuesday, April 6

6:30-7:30 p.m.

Join Susan Carpenter to learn how to select and care for plants to attract and support diverse pollinators in your garden all season long. This presentation will emphasize native plants and pollinators and will include sustainable gardening practices.

Please use the following link to register https://go.wisc.edu/842s07

If you have questions about these events, please contact Julie Hill, Horticulture Outreach Specialist, julie.hill@wisc.edu

To find additional upcoming local and statewide events from Extension, see our calendar: https://extension.wisc.edu/events/ or visit our Extension Walworth County website: https://walworth.extension.wisc.edu/

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