June 2019 Monthly Meeting

Jimmy Gatt, a certified beekeeper and a board member of the Metro Atlanta Beekeepers Association will be our June 20 speaker. He recently established a partnership between Trees Atlanta and Metro Atlanta Beekeepers Association to plant more summer-blooming trees in Atlanta. He works as a software developer and lives in Marietta.  Jimmy’s topic “Creating a Pollinator Garden” will cover trees and plants that gardeners can choose to create a more insect friendly garden. The more plants we select that support insects, the more birds and wildlife we bring to our gardens. Jimmy will also touch on home beekeeping and how those who wish to keep bees can create gardens that support this hobby as well.  If you’d like to join us for supper, please bring a dish to share at 6:30PM.  Our program will begin at 7PM at the Bethesda Senior Center.