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WLS 2022: Creating a Pollinator Paradise with Native Perennials (Feb. 6)

Sunday, February 6 2:00 pm
Sunday, February 6 3:00 pm


Looking forward to welcoming the migratory birds and butterflies that will be returning to Pennsylvania in early spring? Join Heather Andrews, The Thoughtful Gardener, as she shares practical tips guided by the latest scientific research to help you create a pollinator paradise in your own backyard.

Heather Andrews is an author, photographer, traveler and speaker who works with homeowners and businesses to create sustainable native pollinator habitats. She grew up as one of 12 grandchildren in North Carolina, and often took walks in her Granddaddy Andrews’ garden, where she learned about pollinators and increasing yield. During the growing season, you will find her in her monarch waystation, Cat-a-pillar Haven, video blogging on her new YouTube Channel, Garden Thoughtfully. She routinely creates actionable video content to enable gardeners to create a pollinator paradise in their own backyards. Andrews is a two-time recipient of the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s “Garden of Distinction” Award by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society for her monarch waystation and for a pollinator garden she designed for the historic Craighead House in conjunction with the Master Gardeners of Central PA. Her award-winning photographs and articles have been featured in magazines and on the online publishing platform Her proposal “The resurgence of pollinator hedgerows—using science to create a pollinator oasis in your own backyard,” was accepted at the 2021 International Master Gardeners Conference.

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Program Fee: $15 (Members, enter your code at checkout to receive your 20% discount.)

Additional Information: Online registration for this program closes at 12:00 pm on the date of the program. Zoom invitations will be sent out after this time to the email used to register for the event. The link will come from OR

This lecture is part of our annual Winter Lecture Series. The series features presentations by regionally renowned experts who address a wide range of topics related to natural history, biodiversity, ecological gardening, native plants and native wildlife.

All lectures will be held virtually using Zoom.