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Milkweed Matters

Butterflies - Let’s grow some magic at Waller Mill Park on Earth Day! Judith Alberts, Extension Master Gardener Speaker (JCC/W unit) and butterfly enthusiast, will help you learn how to attract butterflies and other pollinators to your own garden. This fun and educational program is for young aspiring butterfly enthusiasts! Kids will learn how butterflies eat, how they know which plants are right for their babies, and how to spot a butterfly-to-be! Come dressed to play in the soil and get a little bit dirty during this Earth Day activity! Program is for kids age 5-13 (parental supervision required). Pre-registration required at Waller Mill Park: (757)259-3778.

Learn:
Learn the Butterfly Life Cycle
Discover what attracts butterflies
Explore best plants for different species

Make:
Plant your own seeds to go
Practice transplanting seedlings
Make your own plant labels

April 22, 2018
Age 5 – 8: 1:00 pm – 2:15
Age 9 – 13: 3:00 pm – 4:15
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