Buzz inn – bringing beneficial insects to your garden

 
When:
March 23, 2017 @ 18:00 – 19:15
2017-03-23T18:00:00+11:00
2017-03-23T19:15:00+11:00
Where:
Shoku Iku
120 High St
Northcote VIC 3070
Australia
Cost:
$10
Contact:
Darebin Council

Beneficial insects are good friends in the garden, performing valued services like pollination and pest control. Learn more about which insects are beneficial, and the advantages of attracting these to your garden, as well as learning how to make an insect hotel in which these good garden friends can set up house! Ian Smith, a local entomologist with a PhD in the beneficial bugs in the garden, and Katrina Forstner, a local gardener, bee enthusiast and maker of insect hotels, will combine their knowledge and skills to get you started on attracting good bugs to your garden.

And while you’re learning about beneficial bugs, why not enjoy an organic herbal tea or raw organic snack from Shoku Iku – a cafe dedicated to wellness and conscious living, and offering organic, seasonal, healthy food and produce.

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