Bee a Pollinator!

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In this workshop, families will be introduced to native bees, pollination and increasing urban biodiversity.

This session aims to bring joy and wonder to children in as they discover insect biodiversity and urban sustainability on a micro level in the garden. Nurturing a sense of respect and excitement to living creatures whilst learning about the important role bees have to enable us to grow healthy food. Attendees will make a bee-friendly hotel with natural and recycled materials to take home.

The Backyard Harvest Festival is opening home food gardens for tours and workshops get you inspired to grow your own fresh healthy food. This includes include sessions on keeping backyard chooks and quails, organic pest and disease management, composting, aquaponics, and fruit tree pruning techniques – as well as guided tours of some of Darebin’s most abundant private food gardens and community gardens.

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Dates & Times

Workshop Saturday 14 March - 10am - 11am

Tickets

Full $12.00 - Bookings in advance only
Concession $6.00 - Bookings in advance only

Location

Sylvester Hive Community Garden

On the grounds of The Pavilion School, corner of Dean and Gray Streets, Preston VIC 3072

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Tram

Route 86, Stop 50

Bus

Routes 382, 555, 527
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