Bees, prairie restoration topics of fall SAP garden club meetings

What’s new in prairie restoration? What’s the latest on bee populations? Find out at the upcoming St. Anthony Park Garden Club meetings. Naturalist Marcie O’Conner will present “Prairie Restoration: Large and Small” on Tuesday, Sept. 2.

Distinguished University of Minnesota professor and researcher Marla Spivak will present “Update on Bees and What We Can Do to Help Their Population Increase” on Tuesday, Oct. 7.

The Garden Club meets the first Tuesday of each month at St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church Fellowship Hall, 2136 Carter Ave. Programs begin at 7:30 p.m. and are preceded by a club business meeting at 6:30 p.m. and a social time at 7 p.m. The public is welcome.

You don’t have to live in St. Anthony Park to join. Annual individual memberships are $17, a dual or family membership is $25, and a student membership is $5. Contact the club at

The Garden Club exists to enrich the community with programs, scholarships, library and post office plantings, plant sales and garden tours.

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