30-Day Celebration of Pollinators
Month-long Pollinator Events
- Pollinator LEGO® Contest – Youth ages 5-19 can enter a pollinator inspired LEGO® creation in this expo. Entry is submission of a digital image of the creation. The contest runs June 1 – June 30, 2023.
- Library Pollinator Displays – Learn more about pollinators at our displays at the following Henrico Public Libraries: Tuckahoe, Libbie Mill, Fairfield and Varina.
- Henrico Master Gardener Plant Clinics – Learn more about pollinators at our display at the Henrico Master Gardener Plant Clinic at Strange’s Florists, Greenhouses and Garden Centers, 12111 W. Broad St., every Saturday in June from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. While you are there, ask our Master Gardeners your lawn and gardening questions!
- Henrico Master Gardener Plant Sale and Pollinator Festival – Saturday, June 3, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Deep Run Park Recreation Center, 9900 Ridgefield Pkwy. FREE Admission. More …
- Henrico Board of Supervisors’ Pollinator Week Proclamation – June 13, 7 p.m.; Board of Supervisors room in the county’s western government center at 4301 East Parham Road, Henrico 23228.
- Film Screening: My Garden of a Thousand Bees – June 22, 7 p.m.; Board of Supervisors room in the county’s western government center at 4301 East Parham Road, Henrico 23228. Ticketed event. FREE
Pollinators at the Park
- Short Pump Park Pollinator Garden – 3329 Pump Rd., June 10, 10 a.m. – 12 Noon. FREE
- Butterfly Garden at Armour House & Gardens – Meadowview Park, 4001 Clarendon Rd, June 25, 1 – 3 p.m. FREE
*In the event of inclement weather, these events will be cancelled.
Henrico Horticulture and Henrico Master Gardeners Association Facebook Pages
Learn more about the importance of pollinators with these social media themed posts:
- Mondays in June – Consequences if pollinators are lost
- Tuesdays In June – Pollinator of the week
- Thursdays In June – Pollinator plant of the week
For complete details visit: http://henrico.ext.vt.edu/news/celebration_of_pollinators_2023.html