pollinator garden

  • garden in spring with bulbs and flowers in a containers
    Design

    Barb’s Garden Habitat

    Hi. I am Barb Mrgich, a Master Gardener from Adams County, Pennsylvania. I have gardened on the same land in Zone 6B for 34 years. For the past 10 years,…

  • swallowtail butterfly on a bright purple flower
    Design

    A Pollinator Garden on Lake Huron

    Today we’re visiting with Laura Pisko and her lake-house garden on the east shore of Lake Huron in Ontario. For 10 years I have been developing a pollinator garden in…

  • garden bed with white and pink flowers
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    Katie’s Indiana Garden

    I’m Katie. I’m a proud Midwesterner, and all of these photos are from my Indiana backyard garden. By day, I am a licensed and certified speech-language pathologist. By weekend and…

  • An Interview with Doug Tallamy
    How-To

    Episode 120: An Interview With Doug Tallamy

    We are very pleased to bring you a special episode of Let’s Argue About Plants today, featuring an interview with Douglas Tallamy, PhD, professor of entomology and wildlife ecology at…

  • Eastern Tiger Swallowtail on a bright pink coneflower
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    Proof Is in the Pollinators

    Shelley Haefner is sharing a beautiful garden with us today. One of the best ways to know if you’re planting for pollinators is if you see a continual increase in…

  • Temple of Bloom seven-son flower
    Design

    Temple of Bloom® Seven-Son Flower Offers a More Compact Form and Earlier Blooms

    Seven-son flower is often considered a tree for pollinator gardeners and plant collectors. In spring, it’s one of those plants at the garden center that shoppers might walk by without…

  • new meadow garden in full bloom
    Design

    A Native Meadow From Seed

    Today’s photos are from James Dillon. I own a small landscaping/gardening company located near Harpers Ferry, West Virginia. We specialize in residential landscape design/installation and small-scale ecologically valuable plantings like…

  • large garden bed full of colorful flowers
    Design

    Gardening for Birds, Bees, Butterflies, and Beauty

    Today’s photos are from Julianne Labreche in Ottawa, Ontario. I am a Master Gardener who gardens and volunteers my skills in Ottawa. A few years ago, I removed all the…

  • Common milkweed with a bee
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    Gardening for Pollinators on Staten Island

    Today’s photos are from Virginia Sherry, who is the founder of the Native Plant Society of Staten Island. I am writing from Staten Island, New York, to share photos of…

  • swallowtail butterfly on a pink flower
    Article

    Growing a Butterfly Garden in Southern California

    Most of Southern California is on the western monarch butterfly migration path and is home to a number of other fascinating butterflies that are ecologically significant pollinators. At a time…