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Native Buckwheats: Bonbons for Bees 
Thursday, November 01, 2018 07:00pm
 
Contact (650) 903-6337

The buckwheat family is a beautiful group of California native all-star plants. It is one of the largest genera in California with over 125 species. In the garden, few plants can equal buckwheats for sheer habitat value. They are host plants and nectar plants for butterflies and moths and are a bonanza for bees and other pollinators looking for summer nectar.

As if the wildlife value isn’t enough, buckwheats are highly ornamental plants that are very useful and versatile in the garden. Learn about some of the most popular species and hear how to plant, prune, and care for them.

Sherri Osaka is a licensed Landscape Architect and Bay- Friendly Qualified Designer who started her company, Sustainable Landscape Designs, over 20 years ago. She is our Chapter’s GWN chair and received the 2018 Water Champion distinction from the Silicon Valley Water Conservation Award Coalition.

Location Mountain View Library, 585 Franklin St, Mountain View
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