Lansing Street Pollinator Garden

The Lansing Street Pollinator Garden is a temporary garden and art installation at the 45 Lansing street site in the Rincon Hill Neighborhood of San Francisco. Pollinator Partnership is collaborating with Rebar and the property owners of the 45 Lansing Street Site, Turnberry Associates, to bring you a pollinator garden and educational exhibit. The garden will be installed in the spring of 2010 on display for the coming 1-2 years, until which time development plans move forward on the site. The garden features circular planting beds made from rice straw wattle - tubes of straw wrapped in burlap. This material is entirelty biodegradable. Beds are planted with a variety of pollinator attracting plants including: White Yarrow, blue Gilias, Flax, Orange California poppies, Baby blue eyes, Pink and white Clarkias, Red Chinese houses, purple Owl's Clover Apperaring in the garden are a series of pollinator sillhouettes. These silhouttes are large scale version of the very types of species that are likelly to appear in the garden over the coming year. These are: Mission Blue, Bay Checkerspot, Anna's humming bird, and the Honey Bee.

Check out some pictures from the garden from start to finish!