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Butterfly and Pollinator Gardening (In Person)

March 21, 2022 at 1:00 pm - 2:00 PM
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March 21 | 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

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Join us in person for “Butterfly and Pollinator Gardening” taking place Monday, March 21, 2022 at 1 PM in Community Conference Room B.

Create a beautiful garden space and support the natural wildlife in your area. Join passionate horticulturalist and Fleet Farming Manager Caroline Chomanics as she covers the basics of setting up a pollinator garden, including best ways to incorporate Florida native landscaping and Florida friendly landscaping to your home. Learn tips for raising butterflies and caring for solitary beehives that will aid the growth and nourishment of your garden beds.

This program is presented by Caroline Chomanics and is hosted by the Winter Park Health Foundation.

A note regarding COVID-19 safety protocols: At this time, all guests at the Center for Health & Wellbeing are required to wear masks in all indoor spaces, including during our education programs. Presenters may remove their masks in order to be better heard by audience members. Attendees, however, must keep their masks fully in place (covering the nose and mouth) during the entire presentation. In accordance with CHWB guidelines, our programs will also be limited in capacity and rooms set to account for social distancing.

Canceling Your Reservation: If you are unable to attend a program, canceling your reservation gives us an accurate count of how many to expect; for sold-out programs, canceling your reservation also allows someone on the waitlist to attend in your place. Canceling your reservation for this program is especially important as we are currently limiting capacities as part of our COVID-19 safety regulations. Canceling can be done in two easy ways: by calling 407.644.2492 and selecting Option 1, then Option 3 to speak to a representative or by using the online ticket cancellation option in your original confirmation email from Eventbrite.

By participating in this program, you agree to CHWB’s Gracious Space policy.

About the Program Presenter

Caroline Chomanics is a passionate horticulturalist in the Central Florida community, having earned her degree in Landscape and Horticulture Technology from Valencia College and her bachelor’s degree in Environmental Studies and Sustainable Urbanism from Rollins College. She acts as chief administrative officer to IDEAS For Us, a non-profit organization located in Orlando, FL, that develops, funds and scales environmental action projects in the focus areas of energy, water, food, waste, and ecology. When she is not farming, Chomanics is honored to be the gardening teacher at Inspiring Minds Day School, teaching children about the wonders of the natural world.

She developed her horticultural skills while living for four years at Nehrling Gardens, a historic botanical garden, in Gotha, Florida. Since 2015, Chomanics has been a program manager for Fleet Farming, an urban agriculture program that transforms lawns into farms.

About the Presenting Organization

Fleet Farming is a non-profit urban agriculture program of IDEAS For Us that transforms the average American lawn into a bio-verse, productive micro farms and edible gardens. To learn more about Fleet Farming, please visit https://fleetfarming.org

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