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The Pollinator Victory Garden: Win the War on Pollinator Decline

Bumblebee on an echinacea flower
Thursday, June 23, 2022
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Countless pollinator species have suffered dramatic declines in recent years. It's a serious problem for all of us since pollinators are responsible for the reproduction of 80% of all flowering plants, and at least 30% of the food that we eat. Unfortunately, most of our landscapes offer little in the way of appropriate habitat and forage for these essential animals. With simple strategies, you can attract and support not just bees, but an array of pollinators that have different requirements. In this online presentation with author Kim Eierman, founder of EcoBeneficial LLC, learn how to create a Pollinator Victory Garden to help win the war on pollinator decline.

Kim Eierman is the founder of EcoBeneficial LLC. She is an environmental horticulturist and ecological landscape designer specializing in native plants. Based in New York, Kim teaches at the New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, The Native Plant Center, Rutgers Home Gardeners School and several other institutions. Kim also provides horticultural consulting and landscape design to homeowners and commercial clients, both in-person and virtually.

In addition to being a Certified Horticulturist through the American Society for Horticultural Science, Kim is an Accredited Organic Landcare Professional, a Steering Committee member of The Native Plant Center, and a member of The Ecological Landscape Alliance and Garden Communicators International.

Sponsored by Friends of Duke Gardens Membership with in-kind support from BEE-Downtown, Triangle Land Conservancy and Ellerbe Creek Watershed Association. Upon registration, you will receive an email confirmation that includes the zoom link. This zoom session will not be recorded for distribution.

Fee: $9; 20% discount for Gardens members with seasonal member discount code, as well as for TLC members and Ellerbe Creek members at registration. Registration is at Duke Gardens, Duke University, 420 Anderson St., Durham, N.C., 27705. Information: 919-668-1707,

Contact: Registrar