Establishing a Wildflower Bed

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Hummingbird feeding from a red flower

Habitat loss is the number one factor leading to decreased pollinator populations. As we build more homes, schools, and businesses here in Currituck, we have a responsibility to protect our pollinators. One way to do this is by establishing wildflower beds. Wildflower beds can be small, but offer habitat to pollinators. 

Join us at N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center, located at 120 Community Way in Barco on October 26th, from 10:00 a.m. to Noon for our Establishing a Wildflower Bed class. We’ll start indoors and cover everything you need to know about wildflowers, from how to get them started, to how to keep them maintained and prevent them from looking like a weedy mess! Then, we’ll head outside to our pollinator plots where participants will help seed one of our pollinator beds. The class fee of $15.00 covers wildflower seeds for you to take home to start your very own bed.

Reserve your seat today by completing the class registration and payment. We are accepting cash and check payments in addition to paying via credit card through Eventbrite. Please, make checks payable to NCSU. Checks and cash payments can be received at the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center located at 120 Community Way Barco NC 27917, within 5 days of registration. Class size is limited and full registration, including payment, is required to hold your spot. If you have any problems registering please feel free to call us at 252-232-2261, and we will walk you through the process. If you are interested in joining us for other classes check out the N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center’s Eventbrite page (go.ncsu.edu/currituckeventbrite) for a complete listing of classes. 

For more information or accommodations for persons with disabilities please contact Adam Formella at 252-232-2261, or email Adam_Formella@ncsu.edu no later than ten business days before the event.

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Adam Formella, N.C. Cooperative ExtensionAdam FormellaExtension Agent, Agriculture Call Adam Email Adam N.C. Cooperative Extension, Currituck County Center
Posted on Aug 7, 2023
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