Ongoing Educational Opportunities

This list shows all public events. Please note that we have many more public events scheduled from July-December. More information will be added soon. Stay tuned! We also offer private events for garden clubs, neighborhoods, and more that are not open to the public or listed on this calendar. Please learn more about scheduling Spriggly's…

Bullington Gardens: Native Bees Family Program

Bullington Gardens 95 Upper Red Oak Trail, Hendersonville, NC, United States

Kids ages 5-10 are welcome as Jill and Brannen from Spriggly’s Beescaping introduce kids to native bees and other spectacular pollinators! We will read our book, Finding Home: A Story of a Mason Bee and then lead a kid-friendly craft to help create habitat for native bees! Jill Jacobs and Brannen Basham.

$5

Bullington Gardens: Native Bee Adult Program

Bullington Gardens 95 Upper Red Oak Trail, Hendersonville, NC, United States

Honeybees are a well-known pollinator, but have you ever heard of mason bees, one of our more efficient pollinators? Or learned more about the bumble bee, known for its “buzz pollination” that helps flowers bee more productive? Join us to learn more about the native bees in our area and why it’s so critical that…

$15

Certified Pollinator Advocate Program | Pollinator-Friendly Pest Management

The Botanical Garden at Asheville 151 W.T. Weaver Blvd, Asheville, NC, United States

Course Details: Sometimes the cure can seem worse than the disease. So it is with pesticides for insects, funguses and invasive exotic weeds. This class provides pointers on defining what is truly a pest and when and how to manage it with the least harm to pollinators. PREVIEW: Insects sometimes viewed as pests, like wasps,…

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