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Great Native Ground Covers with Carol Gracie

NORTHEAST By EcoBeneficial with Kim Eierman Native ground covers are wonderful alternatives to lawn. Learn about two great native choices in this EcoBeneficial interview as Kim Eierman talks with Carol Gracie, naturalist, nature photographer, and author of Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast.

How to Fill and Clean Hummingbird Feeders

AUSTIN, TX See how to make your own hummingbird feeder mix and keep those feeders clean, with John Dromgoole, owner of The Natural Gardener in Austin, He also shows off a few plants to attract hummingbirds to your garden. From an episode of Central Texas Gardener, the award-winning show on KLRU in Austin.  Browse the Central Texas Gardener Youtube …Read more »

Mid-Atlantic Natives and the Pollinators they Support

NORTH CAROLINA By Melittology Nancy Video montage of native bees and a few other insects visiting native plants common in the mid-Atlantic U.S. Organized roughly by bloom time (which varies regionally).

How to Plant and Maintain a Wildflower Meadow

NEW HAVEN, CT From Eric Larson, director of Yale’s Marsh Botanical Garden, for Garden Clips.  Enjoy many more videos at Garden Clips on Youtube. Today we’re going to talk about wildflowers. Here in New England when a forest is disturbed, either by lightning strike or man-made activity, openings in the forest occur and the first species …Read more »

Georgia Native Plants

GEORGIA By Daphne C. Roberts – Georgia’s native plants and flowers

John Dromgoole on Beneficial Insects

CENTRAL TEXAS John Dromgoole, owner of The Natural Gardener in Austin, highlights a few of the good bugs that help keep the garden healthy. From an episode of Central Texas Gardener, the award-winning show on KLRU in Austin.  Browse the Central Texas Gardener Youtube Channel for dozens more excellent videos, including interviews, projects, and more gardens.

EcoBeneficial Tips: Shade Plants for the Northeast

NORTHEAST By EcoBeneficial with Kim Eierman Shady garden a challenge? Get some tips on great native perennials for shady gardens in the Northeast.

Native Plants for Shade

MIDWEST By horticulturist Melinda Myers Don’t let a little shade stop you from going native. A look at nearby shady natural areas and many of the new garden catalogues will provide lots of ideas. Understory trees like Amelanchier also known as Serviceberry or Juneberry, Pagoda dogwood, redbuds, ironwood (Ostrya) and musclewood (Carpinus) provide seasonal interest. Shrubs …Read more »

Spring Wildflower Walk

NASHVILLE, TN by Volunteer Gardener on PBS Julie Berbiglia takes us on a spring wildflower walk. To WATCH full episodes, visit http://www.volunteergardener.org

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.

Why a Meadow?

From the WASHINGTON, D.C. area “Why a Meadow” is an excerpt from the video “Urban & Suburban Meadows”  by Catherine Zimmerman.

California Native Plants with James Maxwell

CORONA DEL MAR, CALIFORNIA By Rogers Garden Center