Perennial and Annual Pollinator Plant Tour & Talk
Sunday, July 20
Free with Garden admission, no registration required.
In partnership with Bikes, Bees and Butterflies, join Vice President of Horticulture, Cynthia Druckenbrod, for a tour of the Garden's butterfly, herb and perennial gardens and learn about the beautiful perennials and annuals plant types that are best for attracting butterflies, bees and other native pollinators.
Cynthia has been responsible for the Botanical Garden’s award-winning outdoor gardens and other plant collections, including the Eleanor Armstrong Smith Glasshouse for the past 15 years. Her many areas of expertise include orchids, day lilies, home and popular gardening and even insects. She has played a leading role in educating people about pollinators and is always looking for new and novel ways to bring together both people and plants. Druckenbrod earned her Bachelor’s degree in Biology from Case Western Reserve University and later received a Master of Science in Entomology from Auburn University in Alabama.
At its core, Bikes, Bees & Butterflies believes in promoting awareness about urban sustainability by creating pollinator habitats in Cleveland.
Bikes are placed at the following locations:
Detroit Shoreway District, BAYarts, Tower City, Heights Arts Mini Park, Greater Cleveland RTA East 55th Station, The Nature Center at the Shaker Lakes, Shaker Square, Cleveland Botanical Garden, Slavic Village Learning Farm, Galleria at Erie View, The Children’s Museum of Cleveland
Bikes, Bees and Butterflies appreciates the collaboration and generous support from the following partners:
Stewart and Donna Kohl, The Greater Cleveland RTA, Bremec on the Heights, The Brickman Group, Shaker Square, Heights Arts, Bay Arts, Cuyahoga Soil and Water Conservation District,
Eddy’s Bike Shop, Bike Authority, Bike Cleveland, Cleveland Botanical Garden, Cleveland Metroparks, The Children’s Museum of Cleveland, the Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, LAND studio, Art House, the Galleria, SPACES, Gordon Square Arts District, Detroit Shoreway Community Development Organization, Sustainability 2019, City Rising Farm, Ohio City Inc., Forest City Enterprises
About Ann Cicarella Landscape Design
Ann Cicarella, principal of Ann Cicarella Landscape Design LLC, is a nationally recognized landscape designer with 25 years’ experience in the field. Ann’s passion for urban sustainability, fostering healthy habitats for pollinators and people, creating beautiful gardens; and bicycling inspired the Bikes, Bees and Butterflies initiative.