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Butterfly and Pollinator Gardening

March 15, 2023 at 3:00 pm - 4:00 PM
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March 15 | 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

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Join passionate horticulturalist and Fleet Farming Manager Caroline Chomanics as she covers the basics of setting up a pollinator garden.

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 the best ways to incorporate Florida native landscaping and Florida-friendly landscaping into 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.

About the Presenter:  

Caroline Chomanics is a passionate horticulturalist and Fleet Farming Manager 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 developed her horticultural skills while living for four years at Nehrling Gardens, a historic botanical garden, in Gotha, Florida. She also 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. Since 2015, Chomanics has been a program manager for Fleet Farming, an urban agriculture program that transforms lawns into farms. Learn more about Fleet Farming at www.FleetFarming.org.

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