Butterfly gardens will be the subject of a talk by Ann Judd at the Northeast Harbor Library on June 3. PHOTO COURTESY OF NORTHEAST HARBOR LIBRARY

Judd to talk about butterfly gardens

MOUNT DESERT — Ann Judd will give a lecture entitled “Butterfly Gardens for Home and Community” at the Northeast Harbor Library on Wednesday, June 3, at 5:30 p.m.

In 1998, with the help of Pemetic students, master gardeners and local volunteers, Judd established the butterfly garden at the Charlotte Rhoades Park in Southwest Harbor. She instructs classes every summer in organic habitat gardening at the park and oversees a monarch butterfly way station project for the local community from June to October.

Judd is a former volunteer teacher of music, French and environmental education at the Pemetic Elementary School and is the present secretary of the Southwest Harbor Conservation Commission. She is an approved horticulture judge for the Garden Club of America and is active in clubs in Maine and Georgia. She is a South Carolina master naturalist and a Maine master gardener. She has been chairman of the advisory board for Thuya Gardens for the past 15 years.

This informative lecture is free and open to the public.

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