A Talk on ‘Bees, Butterflies and Beneficials’ Saturday at Darien Library

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A University of Connecticut master gardener will give a lecture Saturday, June 17 about the importance of pollinators and other insects in our gardens and what problems they face.

Eric Frisk will speak from 2 to 4 p.m. in the Community Room at Darien Library.

Planting meadows, pollinator gardens, and even a row of the right plants in our vegetable garden can assist the pollinators and attract other beneficial insects!

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About the Presenter

Eric Frisk is a UConn master gardener and master composter and owner of Growing with Nature, a sustainable food production and education company growing organic produce for the Food Pantry at Operation Hope in Fairfield.

He has studied organic gardening with Master Gardener Nick Mancini and Yale Farm manager Daniel McPhee.

He is a contributor to the Seed Library at Fairfield Woods Branch Library where he has taught courses on organic gardening and seed saving.

He has attended Seed School at the Pfeiffer Center taught by Shanyn Siegel, co-editor of The Seed Garden: The Art and Practice of Seed Saving from Seed Savers Exchange and the Organic Seed Alliance.