Date: November 14, 2015
Time: 2 p.m.
Location: Hidden Lake Gardens
Native Pollinators - The Little Engines That Do. Most us know about honeybees - industrial-strength pollinators of many of our food crops. But did you know that our native pollinators - from bumble bees and beetles to butterflies and wasps - carry just as much weight in the pollination department? Learn about some of our lesser-known pollinators and make a mason bee house to encourage them to help out in your garden.
Instructor: Cheryl English, Advanced Master Gardener
Cost: $30 per person / $28 per person for Friends of HLG. Minimum 7 people for class to be held.
Cheryl M. English is a certified Advanced Master Gardener living in Detroit, Michigan. Formally educated as an Art Historian, Cheryl has parlayed her varied training and experience into a career as a professional gardener, artist, author, consultant and educator. She is President Emeritus of Master Gardeners of Greater Detroit and has volunteered extensively for The Greening of Detroit and the Detroit Garden Center and serves on the board of the Wildflower Association of Michigan.
Cheryl penned the first article on native plants to appear in Michigan Gardener in May 2012 and wrote an article on non-vining Clematis that appeared in that publication’s April 2013 issue; she is now a regular contributor to that publication on topics relating to native plants. Her garden was featured in the July 2009 issue of Michigan Gardener.