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Ohio Native Plant Garden

OHIO Videographer Matthew Adolf writes: I filmed this documentary to give people a tour of my parents garden and native plants and flowers in Ohio.

How to Attract Wildlife to Your Garden

U. NEBRASKA LINCOLN UNL Extension Educator Dennis Ferraro shows us some practical ways to attract wildlife to your backyard. Visit UNL’s Backyard Farmer website and Youtube Channel for more info.

Butterfly Puddles

U. GEORGIA EXTENSION: Walter shows how to make a simple butterfly puddle to encourage butterflies to come to your garden. Learn more at the Extension website and Youtube channel.

Plants that Attract Pollinators

U. WYOMING If you’re trying to attract a range of pollinators to your garden, it’s important to plant a diversity of flowers that will bloom throughout the summer season and include an assortment of colors and flower shapes. L:earn more at From the Ground Up. and the Wyoming Extension Youtube channel.

Plants that Attract Butterflies

U. ILLINOIS EXTENSION: Plants such as zinnia, Brazilian verbena and milkweed are excellent for attracting butterflies to your garden. Learn more at the Illinois Extension website and on their extensive Youtube channel.

Prairie Flowers Hardy in Kansas

KANSAS STATE EXTENSION: Prairie plants are well adapted for Kansas. They remind of us of our past, and create a natural beauty in our landscapes. These perennials are easy to maintain, and you can enjoy them year after year. For more information visit the Kansas Extension website and Youtube Channel.

Pet Waste Management for Water Quality

U. ARKANSAS EXTENSION Learn more at the Arkansas Extension website and Youtube channel.

Grasscycling to Protect Water Quality

From U. ARKANSAS EXTENSION Learn more at the Arkansas Extension website and Youtube channel.

Yard Waste Management to Protect Water Quality

From U. ARKANSAS EXTENSION Learn more at the Arkansas Extension website and Youtube channel.

Restoring a Native Prairie

NASHVILLE, TN From the TV show Volunteer Gardener: “Join Julie Berbiglia as she walks through a native prairie full of grasses, flowers and wildlife and learns the seeding and maintenance needs.

How to Build a Rain Garden

VIRGINIA: The James City County Stormwater department demonstrates how to build a rain garden. For more information.

Rain Gardens for the Pacific Northwest

WASHINGTON STATE U: Building a Rain Garden: Keeping Our Pacific Northwest Waters Clean. In this 32-minute video, you’ll learn the important steps to follow to site, design, construct, and maintain a beautiful landscape feature that captures and filters polluted runoff, helps prevent flooding, recharges our groundwater aquifers, and creates habitat for birds and butterflies. This …Read more »