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How to attract pollinators and provide food or habitat for wildlife in general.

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A Garden for Wildlife

VASHON ISLAND, WASHINGTON From Fine Gardening Magazine, for readers everywhere. Sara Van Fleet of U. Washington Seattle shows and describes her gorgeous, wildlife-friendly garden near Seattle.

California Native Plants with James Maxwell


Wildflower Gardening in Arkansas

U. ARKANSAS EXTENSION With Dr. Jim Robbins, Extension horticulturist. Learn more at the Arkansas Extension website and Youtube channel.

Insect Hotel Bee Activity

SPOKANE, WA From Susan Mulvihill of Susan’s in the Garden Watch mason bees and other solitary bees as they go into and out of the insect hotel of garden columnist Susan Mulvihill.

How to Attract Butterflies

U. NEBRASKA LINCOLN Curator of the Butterfly Pavilion at the Lincoln Children’s Zoo Dan Staehr talks about both host plants and nectar plants that attract butterflies. Visit UNL’s Backyard Farmer website and Youtube Channel for more info.

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.

“Hometown Habitat” Trailer

Hometown Habitat is a 90-minute environmental, education documentary focused on showing how and why native plants are critical to the survival and vitality of local ecosystems. Featured is entomologist, Doug Tallamy, whose research, books and lectures on the misuse of non-native plants in landscaping sound the alarm about habitat and species loss. Tallamy provides the …Read more »

Designing for Birds

SPOKANE, WA Garden columnist Susan Mulvihill shares the landscape design elements of her own garden, and how they evolved. From Susan’s in the Garden. Visit her YouTube channel for more

Wolf Trap’s Wildlife Garden

VIRGINIA Video by Catherine Zimmerman. Wolf Trap National Park for the Performing Arts creates a one acre, diverse, native meadow to foster environmentally responsible stewardship of the land. Watch the process, see the beauty and benefits! A Meadow Project production. Editing- Sandy Cannon Brown Videotakes 

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 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 »