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Bee Garden Tours: All About Pollinators(JULY)  

If you are interested in learning about plants used to attract honey bees, join this *FREE* pollinator garden tour at Kalamazoo Valley's Food Innovation Center, 224 E. Crosstown Pkwy.

Enjoy a tour of the gardens featuring a variety of nectar and pollen-producing plants in a way that attract pollinating insects, like bees, during different times of the year. Ask questions about starting your own pollinator garden, and receive a flower seed-packet to take home and plant.

The gardens at the Food Innovation Center are an example of a polyculture, where a variety of plants thrive together to support each other, and the wildlife around them. The five-acre site includes an indoor grow room; a heated greenhouse, outdoor raised beds; and a passive solar hoop house.

 

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