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SEPTEMBER 13: BARTER'S ISLAND BEES

Our BRGC September program by Donna & Denny Denniston, from Barter’s Island Bees, provided our club members with the wonderful opportunity to learn about their beekeeping, the bees making of honey and for us to sample and buy a variety of products made from their honey.  For more information visit their website at bartersislandbees.com.

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AUGUST 9: BIRDS IN THE GARDEN

Stan Wakefield has been an enthusiastic birder and gardener for the past 25 years and has tried to combine his interest in both by planting trees,

shrubs, and perennials to attract and benefit wildlife. He lives in East Boothbay and is known to get long-winded when talking about birds.

A Short list of Native Plants to Attract Birds and Pollinators

Flowers
Goldfinger shrubby cinquefoil/Potentilla fruiticosa
New England aster/Symphotricum
Baby Joe Pye weed/Eutrochium dubium
Autumn gold sunflower/Helianthus salicifolius
Ruby Spice summer sweet/Clethra alnifolia
Spicebush/Lindera benzoin
Bush honeysuckle/Diervilla rivularis & lonicera
Flowers & Berries
Hollies
Little goblin red winterberry/Ilex verticillata
Jim Dandy (male) & Wildfire (female) winterberry/Ilex verticillata
Blue prince (m) & princess (f) holly/Ilex meserveae (now self-pollinating version available)
Groundcovers
Bunchberry/Cornus canadensis
Massachusetts bearberry/Arctostaphylos uva-ursi
Tall shrubs
Black/red chokeberry/Aronia melanocarpia & arbutifolia
Serviceberry/Amelanchier canadensis Vine
Coral honeysuckle/Lonicera sempervirens

Martha Blakeslee presents at the BRGC Annual Meeting 6.14.23
Barbara Murphy presents 'Go Native for Pollinators' at Valentine Farm 6.13.23
Melissa Thornton, WebMaster,
presents her new BRGC website  5.10.23
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Erica Berman presents 
Veggies to Table 3.8.23
Courtney Stover presents Conley's Introduction 4.12.23
Deanne Clarkson presents
Winter Sowing 10.12.22
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