Each participant left with "Burpees Bee Garden" seeds packet to start their own pollinator garden!
Learn more about the initiive at www.pollinator.org/SHARE and about the seeds at whttp://www.burpee.com/free-pollinator-seed-packet/pollinator_seedpacket.html
We also learned about "Pollinator Pockets" to learn more go to...
We disected and learned about the parts of a flower and where the pollen is located.
Particpants looked at a honey bee under the microscope and learned about insect characteristics.
Participants saw the parts and set-up of a hive.
4-H Member, Rachel, explains how her hive operates and how she cares for the bees.
We even made a tasty treat with the symmetrical characteristics of insects!
Thank you to Jennifer Fishburn, Extension Horticulture Educator, for teaching us all about pollinators!