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Pollinator-Friendly, Native Plant Sale in Ridgewood
June 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Bergen Passaic Chapter of the Native Plant Society of New Jersey, in partnership with Rohsler’s Allendale Nursery will have a special plant sale featuring locally-grown plants perfect for attracting pollinators to your backyard on Tuesday June 19th from 10 am – 1 pm at the Stable.
Horticulturist and garden designer Eric Rohsler of Rohsler’s fifth-generation nursery in Allendale, NJ, will bee selecting plants that attract butterflies, hummingbirds, native bees and more! Eric will be on hand to chat about your garden needs, provide expert horticultural advice, and to suggest pleasing plant combinations that also attract a plethora of pollinators. Familiar plants such as milkweed as well as more unusual plants for both sun and shade will be featured, all Rohsler’s Grown at our nursery in Allendale, NJ.
Ridgewood is proud to be New Jersey’s first Bee City USA, and celebrate National Pollinators Week!
Bee City USA is a relatively new organization that is similar to the “Tree City” program; only it focuses on bees instead of trees.
Bee City USA is a nonprofit national organization that galvanizes communities to sustain pollinators–responsible for 1 in 3 bites we eat and the reproduction of 90% of the world’s wild plant species–by providing pollinators with healthy habitat, rich in a variety of native plants and free to nearly free of pesticides.
Bee City USA, Ridgewood aims to protect pollinators by:
- Raise awareness
- Enhance habitats
- Celebrate achievements
- Institutionalize Ridgewood’s commitment to establishing and maintaining healthy pollinator habitats
To learn more about pollinator week and what you can do to help, visit Pollinator.org.