What’s all the buzz about pollinators?  Come hear URI Master Gardener Carol Horta teach you to KNOW pollinators and why they are important; to ENCOURAGE pollinators in your yard; and to PROTECT them as well.

About the presenter:

Carol Horta is a retired elementary school teacher who moved from Massachusetts to Foster, RI in 2019. At her new property, extensive garden beds inspired her to join the local garden club, the Gentian Garden Club, where she is currently the president. She also completed URI’s Master Gardener program in 2022. Along the way she became a bee-keeper. Her particular interests are vegetable gardening, nutritional and medicinal uses for herbs and wild plants, and hiking.