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Kim Eierman

Kim Eierman

Founder of EcoBeneficial!

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Dr. Doug Tallamy & Black Cherry

Before you pull out that native Black Cherry sapling, watch this interview with Dr. Doug Tallamy, author of Bringing Nature Home.  Tallamy explains how Black Cherry trees and other Prunus species are valuable host plants to many butterfly caterpillars.  See what’s thriving in Doug’s yard.

 

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Interview With Dr. Doug Tallamy

Join Kim Eierman, Founder of EcoBeneficial! for an exclusive video interview with Dr. Douglas Tallamy at his home. Dr. Tallamy is Professor & Chair of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware and the author of Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife With Native Plants.

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Spotlight on Winterberry: Persistent Berries for Overwintering Birds

Winter food sources for birds can be scarce in cold climates.  Include native plants with persistent fruits in your garden, like Winterberry (Ilex verticillata), a beautiful native shrub that provides nectar and pollen for bees and beneficial insects and berries for hungry birds in winter.

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Spotlight on Joe-Pye Weed

Looking for great native plants to support the environment?  Learn about Joe Pye Weeds  –  a terrific ecological choice and native to many parts of the U.S.   They attract butterflies, bees and many beneficial insects, and are a seed source for overwintering birds.  

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