March 10, 7:00 - 8:00 pm, Pollinator Gardenswebinar with Colette Mesher,PhD.
Pollinators, including bees, butterflies, beetles, birds and bats, play an essential role in maintaining healthy ecosystems. Learn how to create your own or help the Wilmot Horticulture Society care for gardens across the Township. Create beautiful spaces for people and animals as well as create a pollinator garden movement.
Colette has been actively involved in the beekeeping industry, as a hobby beekeeper, teaching workshops, and as an Ontario Bee Association board member. Colette runs a small beekeeping business – Miel Rebel Honey. From the moment that Colette first handled a frame of bees, she was hooked.
Friday, April 22, 7:00 - 8:30 pm Learn to Start your own Bee Farm with Catherine Young, Beekeeper and Educator.
Help our environment, pass on great lessons to kids, create a sense of community, improve pollination of garden crops and flowers. Learn how to be a beekeeper.
Catherine owns Backyard Honey Company and with 6 years of experience, she shares her passion for bees through educational talks for children (at schools, camps, and neighbourhood groups) who like to hear about the amazing world of bees and to support a local beekeeper.
Wilmot Horticultural Society Membershipoffers discounts for several retailers. Support the Society in its events and projects in the community such as cultivating civic gardens, planting trees through Let’s Tree Wilmot, or helping Junior Gardeners' youth. Make a difference by taking part in the committees while meeting like-minded people of all ages.