Have you heard the buzz? CTM is partnering with the Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden to promote the Plant for Pollinators Challenge – an effort to register 500 pollinator gardens in the area in 2019!
A pollinator is an animal that causes plants to make fruit or seeds. They do this by moving pollen from one part of the flower of a plant to another part. You can provide beautiful and vital habitat for pollinators such as bees, birds, and butterflies by planting pollinator-friendly plants in your yard!
If you already have a pollinator garden, please take the challenge and register with the Zoo before March 31 to help Clifton win the neighborhood challenge sponsored by the City of Cincinnati Office of Environment and Sustainability.
If you are new to pollinator gardening then come to CTM’s Pollinator Event on Saturday morning, April 6 at the Clifton Recreation Center, 320 McAlpin Avenue, 45220 from 10-11:00 am to hear Mark Plunkett from the Zoo’s horticulture department speak about the Plant for Pollinators Challenge and answer your questions about this great effort for the environment. The first 50 to attend will receive a free pollinator pocket guide with Zoo – recommended plants to bloom all season long.
Visit the Zoo’s website at http://cincinnatizoo.org/horticulture/plant-for-pollinators/ to learn more.