Plants from an insects point of view – Learn Online

£15.00

Sunday 1st November 4.30pm

Learn what different flower types mean to pollinators and the dietary preferences of plant-eating insects.

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Plants from an insects point of view

This session explores what different flower types mean to pollinators and the dietary preferences of plant-eating insects.

Learn online to see plants from an insects point of view. Flowers and plants exploit insects for pollination whilst at the same time insects including bees and butterflies use flowers for food. Insects and flowers are a close knit partnership. After this session you will have learned a framework to help identify which plants of the many choices available for planting in your garden, will actually support pollinators and other insects resulting in benefits to your plants and them.

Join online – Sunday 1st November 4.30pm.

Course Overview

The 90-minute, live, online session will be delivered by gardening and nature expert, Fran Halsall. During the session you can expect;

  • Introduction to ‘Plants from an insects point of view’
  • Plant identification and selection
  • How plants support pollinators and insects
  • Dietary preferences of insects
  • Benefits of pollinators and insects in your garden

Each session is limited to 15 people to ensure quality and includes:

  • Five-minute tea break half-way through
  • Short Q&A at the end for support on specific topics
  • Recording of the Zoom meeting, to download and rewatch at your leisure
  • PDF version of the tutorial that will help you with your garden projects

You will be emailed a link with instructions on how to join the Zoom meeting ahead of the session.

Book now to avoid disappointment. Introductory offer ends 31st October.

Further Reading

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Fran also runs a local wildlife gardening facebook group from and for her home city of Sheffield. Wildlife Gardening Sheffield is a friendly forum where you can discover gardeners helping each other learn and help the environment.

Discover Fran’s beautiful plant and landscape photography HERE.