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Pollinator Gardens with Research Updates on Pollinator Health | In-person class

June 7 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Explore the plight of our pollinators and more importantly what each of us can do to improve the situation.  The latest research on pollinator health will be discussed as well as how we all can improve pollinator health by planting gardens to benefit the many pollinators in our area, the best plant materials to use, and how to plan a garden will be covered.

Bring a lunch and learn about what you can do to help our pollinators!

Capacity is limited, so reserve your spot today!

Additional Information: This class will take place in person at the Huntsville Botanical Garden. All visitors, staff, and volunteers are asked to follow the recommendations of the CDC regarding face masks/coverings and social distancing. These recommendations may vary based on an individual’s circumstances, so individuals should refer to the CDC to determine what recommendations are applicable to them.

Members: $35
Non-Members: $60

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Instructor Bio:
Harvey Cotten is a garden writer, designer, and consultant. After 22 years with the Huntsville Botanical Garden, most recently as vice president and chief horticulturist, he retired in 2014.

He continues to present workshops for the Botanical Garden, Master Gardener Associations, Garden Clubs, and other botanical gardens and arboreta while lecturing across the southeast on various garden topics.

He is active in the Green Industry  –
Alabama Nursery & Landscape Association – now serving as President
AmericanHort – now serving as Treasurer

Harvey co-authored the popular book “Easy Gardens for the South,” published in 2009.
He earned a Bachelor of Science in Ornamental Horticulture from Mississippi State University. Before coming on staff at the Huntsville Botanical Garden, he was general manager of Monmouth Plantation in Natchez, Miss., and co-owner of Chase Nursery Co. in Huntsville.

Huntsville Botanical Garden

4747 Bob Wallace Ave SW
Huntsville, AL 35805 United States
(256) 830-4447