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Tours | Lectures | Workshops
Tour the Holly Orchard with over 50 varieties of Holly. Or schedule a workshop or lecture for your garden club, school and environmental groups.
Beekeeping 101 with Sam Albright York County Beekeeper
Saturday 11:00 - 12:00 PM PST
Learn about the basic fundamentals of Beekeeping from Sam Albright, a member of the York County Beekeepers Association. Browse the many species of Native pollinator plants at Heartwood. Cost 10.00 redeemable toward a pollinator plant of your choice.
Entomology and Native Pollinator Presentation
Saturday 1:00 - 2:00 PM PST
by Martin the Bugman *** Martin graduated from PSU in 2016 with a degree in Agricultural Science and a minor in Entomology. Worked at the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture as a Lab Assistant who's main responsibilities were to identify insects from a variety of families and genera. Also worked under Margarita Lopez-Uribe (PSU). For the Lopez-uribe lab, I identified and cataloged bees collected during the PDA's Native Bee Survey and helped with gathering data for the Pa Pollinator Protection Program (P4). Is co-authoring with Shelby Kilpatrick on the updated PA Native Bee check list, and currently awaiting publication for detection, a new to PA species of Bumble Bee, co-authored by Lawrence Barringer of the PDA.
Leading American Holly Specialist, Sue Hunter, is all about holly!
From propagation to growing to selling, come to Heartwood Nursery and learn everything there is to know about the beautiful Genus Ilex