Master Gardener, George Kingston, will present "Gardening for the Birds, Bees, Butterflies and other Pollinators" on July 11 at 6:30 p.m. at the East Longmeadow Library.
Kingston will emphasize the planting and maintenance needed to attract birds and butterflies while protecting bees and other pollinators. He will also answer the question, "what do birds and butterflies want?"
This lecture is the first of a series sponsored by the East Longmeadow Garden Club, a community service organization.
George Kingston is a retired engineer and a Master Gardener. He is the current president of the East Longmeadow Garden Club and a former president of the Western Massachusetts Master Gardener Association.
George combines his life long love of gardening and his love of birds by creating outdoor spaces that attract wildlife but are also aesthetically pleasing.
Nancy Heath, a founding member of the East Longmeadow Garden Club, was awarded the Club’s Green Thumb plaque at the Club’s meeting on May 24. The award was given in recognition of her contributions to the Club during the past 49 years.
She has been active in all aspects of the Club’s endeavors including serving as president for six years.