Plants That Attract Butterflies To Your Garden
Don Holt Naturalist at Steele Creek Nature Center Bristol, TN
Saturday June 13 10 a.m. sharp
Butterfly Arboretum in Jonesborough, TN Pliny Fisk Environmental Services Site
Don Holt developed an interest in knowing and growing plants as a teenager, leading him to study botany and ecology in college. Teaching environmental science and natural history at various outdoor education centers inspired him to learn about native butterflies. Currently he works as one of the naturalists at Steele Creek Nature Center in Bristol, TN where, among other duties, he manages to keep his knees dirty puttering around in the butterfly garden. Don leads the annual Roan Mountain Butterfly Count each year. Driving directions: SR-81 South and Britt Drive (stay on Main Street, go approx. 1/2 – 3/4 mile s past Courthouse on right)
Vegetable Cooking Class
June 20th at 10:00am.
Harvest of Hope Community Garden at at 130 W. Charlemont St. Kingsport
Jennifer Banks, RD, Sullivan County Extension Office is coming to show us some ways to prepare the vegetables growing in our gardens.
Bring a chair to relax in, an umbrella for shade, something cool to drink and have a good time.
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