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Island County Master Gardener Foundation Monthly Membership Meeting

September 21, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm



Helping Bees in the Offseason

September 21 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Pollinators have been getting lots of press in recent times, thanks to increasing awareness of their importance in our ecosystem. Pictures of buzzing bees in summer gardens are widespread. But what about the rest of the year – the early spring and fall – before and after the height of the blooming season? Lisa will discuss food, water, and habitat needs for bees in the offseason. Learn why bees need your help, what types of bees you will find in your garden, and the plants that will help them thrive.

Lisa Phillips is a Master Gardener and a beekeeper whose bees have pollinated plants all over Whidbey Island.

The Master Gardener Membership Meeting is generally held on the last Thursday of the month, with exceptions.

6:00 pm      Social Begins

6:30 pm      Business Meeting

7:00 pm      Continuing Education Presentation

Meetings are in person at PRI but are also available on Zoom. Contact for more information.

WSU Extension programs and employment are available to all without discrimination. Evidence of non-compliance may be reported through your local Extension office or to the WSU Center for Human Rights.

Persons with disabilities who require alternative means for communication or program information or reasonable accommodation need to contact Loren Imes at 406 N Main Street, Coupeville WA, (360) 639-6059 or at least two weeks prior to the event


September 21, 2023
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Loren Imes
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Pacific Rim Institute
180 Parker Road, Coupeville, WA 98239, USA
Coupeville, Washington 98239 United States
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