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March NVBA Meeting - Margaret Chatham - Blooms for Bees: Providing Pollen and Nectar Beyond the Spring and Beth McClelland - Hive Inspections

  • 27 Mar 2018
  • 6:15 PM - 9:30 PM
  • Mason District Government Center

Margaret Chatham - Blooms for Bees: Providing Pollen and Nectar Beyond the Spring

Margaret will talk about what to plant for summer and fall blooms for feeding bees. She  is a dedicated member of the Virginia Native Plant Society’s Potowmack Chapter and helps at their Green Spring Gardens propagation beds and helping people find the right native plants for their needs. She edits their newsletter (you can see it at vnps.org/potowmack under the “news” tab.) She has also taken the Virginia Master Naturalist training.

We will have some plants to raffle off for your garden :-)

Beth McClelland - Virginia Apiary Inspector will talk about hive inspections

6:15pm Hands on activity - Bee Hive Game - How to make splits to manage swarms or make nucs

7:00pm Meeting

Mason District Government Center

6507 Columbia Pike, Annandale, VA 22003

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