Native grasses are important components to many ecosystems – and they are beautiful too! Whether you are replacing turf grass, enhancing perennial borders or creating a meadow or meadowscape, native grasses are ecological workhorses. Learn more in the short EcoBeneficial video with Kim Eierman….
Wondering which plants are most attractive to beneficial insects? Join Kim Eierman as she talks with Dr. Doug Landis about his latest research on beneficial insects and native plants. Dr. Landis is Professor of Insect Ecology and Biological Control at Michigan State University and Director of the Landis Lab….
Why use harmful pesticides when you can attract the beneficial insects that perform nature’s pest control? Kim Eierman of EcoBeneficial talks with Dan Gibson of the Landis Lab at Michigan State University, where important research is taking place on beneficial insects….
Most garden centers only offer exotic or hybrid selections of evergreen rhododendrons. Why not try some of our native alternatives? Learn more in this short video with Kim Eierman of EcoBeneficial!…
Learn about the threatened Monarch butterfly in this EcoBeneficial interview with Dr. Karen Oberhauser, Director of the Monarch Lab at the University of Minnesota….
Looking for an unusual and beautiful native tree? Check out Fringe Tree in this short video with Kim Eierman of EcoBeneficial….
Spotted salamanders, wood frogs and fairy shrimp are some of the species that require vernal pools to survive. Learn more about these intriguing, yet threatened ecosystems in this interview with Kim Eierman of EcoBeneficial and John Anderson of Aton Forest….
Stormwater runoff in your landscape? Learn how the RainScapes Program is helping homeowners in Montgomery County, MD solve stormwater issues and earn a rebate while doing it. Kim Eierman of EcoBeneficial interviews Ann English, Manager of RainScapes, an innovative program run by the Department of Environmental Protection of Montgomery, County, Maryland….
Native Jack-in-the-pulpit is a charming plant for a shade garden, with some unusual characteristics. Learn more about this native woodland plant, and how to identify it out of bloom, as Kim Eierman talks with Carol Gracie, naturalist and author of Spring Wildflowers of the Northeast….