Videos & Podcasts with Slideshows

EcoBeneficial tips and interviews with leaders in the "green industry"

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Spotlight on Native Grasses

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.

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Interview with Dr. Doug Landis – New Research on Beneficial Insects & Native Plants

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.

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Interview on Natural Enemies With Dan Gibson 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.  

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Spotlight on Evergreen Native Rhododendrons

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!

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Interview with Dr. Karen Oberhauser of the Monarch Lab

Learn about the threatened Monarch butterfly in this EcoBeneficial interview with Dr. Karen Oberhauser, Director of the Monarch Lab at the University of Minnesota.

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Spotlight on Fringe Tree

Looking for an unusual and beautiful native tree? Check out Fringe Tree in this short video with Kim Eierman of EcoBeneficial.

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