The Town of Ocean City Is Offering Pollinator Gardens
Ocean City, MD – (March 23, 2021): The Town of Ocean City is accepting grant applications for Pollinator Garden Plants. A pollinator garden is specifically designed to attract pollinating insects as well as habitat enhancement, water quality improvement and erosion control.
“Pollinator gardens consist of various nectar producing flowers and shelter for pollinators,” commented Ocean City Environmental Engineer, Gail Blazer. “The Ocean City’s Green Team is committed to promoting pollinator gardens as a Sustainable Maryland Action Item. These gardens are a unique way to contribute to protecting the environment in Ocean City and they play an important role in keeping our community clean.”
The pollinator gardens are offered to residential property owners and are required to be planted within the corporate limits of the Town of Ocean City. It’s important to avoid the use of pesticides and plant flowers close to one another.
If you are interested in applying or would like more information, please contact Gail Blazer at 410-289-8825 or email at [email protected]. To download an application visit, https://oceancitymd.gov/oc/departments/engineering/environment/. The deadline for applications is Friday, April 16, 2021.