Pollinator Gardens

Pollinators such as bees and butterflies are a crucial part of our ecosystem and food supply and can benefit enormously from home gardening practices. Learn how to create a pollinator-friendly garden and backyard habitat, including choosing the best plants for attracting and sustaining different pollinator species.


The Importance of Growing Milkweed

The Importance of Growing Milkweed

For those who grew up spending a lot of time outdoors in nature, the mention of milkweed may conjure up childhood memories of playing in open fields colonized with riotous collections of untamed, native plants. The favorite among them may have been the milkweed with...
How Can Gardeners Help Save the Butterflies?

How Can Gardeners Help Save the Butterflies?

The appearance of butterflies in spring and summer elicits universal delight. With their delicate wings and varied colors and intricate markings, along with their seemingly capricious flight paths, they are a never-ending source of fascination and wonder. Sadly, more...
Creating an Eco-Friendly Garden

Creating an Eco-Friendly Garden

While it’s probably wrong to assume that everyone who becomes a gardener, does so because of an overriding concern for the environment and a desire to reduce their carbon footprint. But, we’re pretty sure that, as time goes on, most avid gardeners—if you didn’t feel...