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Hummingbird, Bee & Butterfly Day Saturday Aug. 13, 2011

August 11th, 2011 by melanie

SATURDAY AUGUST 13, 2011 We’ll be at the Santa Fe Greenhouses/High Country Gardens
Hummingbird, Bee & Butterfly Day – Featuring a Free Butterfly Release

Nature lovers of all ages will have a wonderful time at Santa Fe Greenhouses’ Hummingbird, Bee & Butterfly Day. Santa Fe is on the migratory path for hummingbirds and butterflies and now is an active time for these winged jewels. To celebrate this amazing yearly event, we will have blooming plants full of natural nectar, experts to answer questions and a community butterfly release at the end of the day.

“Pollinators are the key to a healthy ecosystem and developing plants full of nectar is my life’s work” says David Salman, President and Chief Horticulturist for Santa Fe Greenhouses, Inc.” in addition “I want to invite the community to learn about growing pollinator plants and enjoy our fun butterfly release.”

Saturday, August 13, 2011- All Events are Free to the Public

• 10am- 11am Butterfly, Bee and Hummingbird plant tour- with David Salman, Chief

• 11am to 2 pm Bee Displays and information – Zia Queen Bee, Sangre de Cristo

• 10am to 3 pm – Hummingbird and Pollinator expert here for Q & A – Sylvia Goffe,
Albuquerque Botanic Garden expert and High Country Garden plants specialist.

• 3:30 pm sharp – Butterfly release (Arrive at least 15 minutes early, butterflies are limited.)

Join us for a day of pollinator fun!

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