EcoBlog

The latest thinking on ecological landscapes. Useful tips to improve our environment

ecobeneficial-trademark-shadow-new2
Kim Eierman

Kim Eierman

Founder of EcoBeneficial!

Available for virtual and in-person landscape consulting, talks and classes.

Buy a copy of
The Pollinator Victory Garden!

Something went wrong. Please check your entries and try again.
Spring Flowers of the Northeast

Book Giveaway & New Video: Carol Gracie on Spring Wildflowers part 2

EcoBeneficial! book giveaway! Win a Copy of Carol Gracie’s wonderful book on Spring Wildflowers!

Watch part 1 or part 2 of the EcoBeneficial! interview with Carol Gracie. Click at the end when prompted. (If you are watching on an iPhone the banner does not display.  Please submit you entry using the contact form on the website and mention “contest entry.”

Enter by July 4, 2014.  Multiple winners!

Thank you to Carol Gracie and Princeton University Press for sponsoring this giveaway!

More from EcoBlog

Enticing Spring Ephemerals for Your Early Spring Garden – Part 1

With spring coming soon, we eagerly await the early blooms of the growing season.  One group of early-blooming plants that we often forget to use in our gardens are native spring ephemerals.  These plants grow naturally in woodland settings and awake from their winter’s nap, coaxed by the sun that…

Read More

It’s National Pollinator Week: Thank a Bee, and a Fly, and Even A Beetle

In 2006 the United States Senate designated the first National Pollinator Week as a way to recognize the importance of pollinators to agriculture and ecosystem health.  Sure, beekeepers and avid gardeners celebrate this week, but the average American is hard pressed to name even a single pollinator beyond a honey…

Read More

Remembering a Great Naturalist: A Toast to Carol Gracie

This past fall we lost one of the great naturalists of the Northeast, Carol Gracie.  Carol was not just a naturalist, but a botanist, photographer, lecturer, and author of four fantastic books:  Summer Wildflowers of the Northeast, Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast, Florapedia, and Wildflowers in the Field and Forest:…

Read More