Don’t be fooled by the relatively warm weather…we still have a lot of time to spend indoors planning our spring plantings! In the meantime, enjoy the wildlife and natural beauty of winter. Insert picture?
What did you do with your recently retired Christmas tree? If you have a plastic stand, put the tree outdoors by your bird feeders, a safe place for birds to perch between visits to the feeder.(insert picture)?
Recipe of the Month
Feeding the Birds: Cornbread Seed Cakes
Cornbread see cakes are a particular favorite and can be make in a jiffy. Buy an additional package of your favorite cornbread mix. Add 1 cup of birdseed and an additional egg. Bake as usual, cut into squares, and put pieces on your platform feeder, on the ground (to share with squirrels), or on your birdbath.
Creating Forage and Nesting Habitat for Native Bees
Bedford NH Garden Club
Monthly Meeting Program
March 21st, 2016
9:30 am Social, 10:00 Meeting, 10:30 Program
Monthly the Bedford NH Garden Club provides educational programs. This month we will be learning about bees! Come join us for a fascinating program on the hundred of species of native bees in New Hampshire. Amy Papineau, UNH Cooperative Extension Field Specialist will discuss the roles and importance of native bees in New Hampshire’s natural ecosystems and agriculture and will discuss what you can do to support native bees on your property by protecting, creating, and enhancing forage and nesting habitat.