NSCC Plants Pollinator Garden On Lynn Campus

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LYNN (WBZNewsRadio) - North Shore Community College (NSCC) has planted a new pollinator garden on the Lynn campus to provide pollinators, such as birds, bats, bees and butterflies a place to rest and feed.

"Whether they pollinate or show up now in April, middle of the summer, late in the fall, there's going to be something blooming for them to stop, rest and feed." Professor Barbara Heath told WBZ's Brooke McCarthy.

The garden offers plants like pansies, salvia and other perennial plants. Heath says the goal of the garden is to make the campus more sustainable.

The project is a collaboration of the school's Environmental Club with MASSPIRG and the Horticulture Department. The groups say they hope to plant more gardens on campus through out the year.

"I couldn't be prouder of them, that they showed up." Heath said. "This wasn't a class assignment, this was a come volunteer your Friday afternoon and plant a garden."

Heath says it's the best time of year to plant your own pollinator garden, now that the ground is thawed out and moist.

WBZ's Brooke McCarthy (@BrookeWBZ) reports

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