Petaluma garden talk will focus on mysteries of mason bees

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A bee nursery in your garden?

The Petaluma Garden Club will offer a talk Monday on creating a nursery for mason bees in your own garden. Jilda Hellinga will explain why these gentle and solitary pollinators can be an asset in your garden. Meetings are open to nonmembers and include refreshments. Registration is at 9:30 a.m., Petaluma Veterans Memorial Building, 1094 Petaluma Blvd. S., Petaluma,


Free talk teaches fruit tree pruning

Learn how fruit trees can be more productive during a free talk today led by Master Gardener Steve Ehrmann. Ehrmann is an expert in sculpting fruit trees for maximum benefit. 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Sonoma Regional Library, 755 W. Napa St., Sonoma,, 707-565-2608.

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