Bee-friendly Habitat Gardening with Jaime Pawelek
Learn how to attract and conserve native bees in your home garden. You'll explore native bee biology and ecology and use this information to help you design a bee-friendly landscape. You will also learn the best bee plants for your garden and tips to promote healthy plant growth. Participants will also learn about how to build their own bee condo, to invite cavity nesting bees into their gardens. You will receive a seasonal plant list and bee condo building instructions.
Instructor Bio: Jaime Pawelek is owner of Wild Bee Garden Design. She earned a B.S. in Conservation and Resource Studies from UC Berkeley and has worked in the Urban Bee Lab for over 4 years. She studies the biology and ecology of native bees and their role in urban ecosystems. She is also a gardener in Marin County and designs bee habitat gardens throughout the Bay Area. She teaches workshops for Master Gardeners, native plant societies and local schools.
Pollinate Farm & Garden (View)
2727 Fruitvale Avenue
Oakland, CA 94601
|Kid Friendly: Yes!|
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|