Pollinator Gardening Resources

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Online Pollinator Gardening Resources

Establishing a Native Plant Community From Seed - Prarie Moon Seeds

An excellent resource focusing on the many options for establishing a native plant garden from seed.

 

How to Attract Butterflies An excellent guide on how to attract butterflies to your garden, compiled by FTD. 

 

New England Wildflower Society Pollinator Plant List

A short list of some of the best native plants for pollinators.

 

Pollinator Friendly Plants for the Northeast United States - USDA

A 61 page list of pollinator plants with links to individual plant info.

 

Pollinator Garden Resources - The Xerces Society

 

Pollinator Plants for Northern New England Gardens - UNH Extension

 

Selecting Plants For Pollinators in New England - Pollinator Partnership

Be sure to check out pages 16 to 20 of this 24 page publication for an excellent list of some the best native plants to use for a pollinator garden

 

Wildflowers for New England Meadows and Pollinator Plantings - UNH

 

Web Links for Pollinator Conservation Resources for the Eastern U.S

 

How to Create a Hummingbird-Friendly Yard - Audubon Society

 

Flowers for Hummingbirds - Thank you Brianna for this link!  Brianna is working on getting her Girl Scout Horticulture Badge and became interested in hummingbirds and other pollinators, and how our use of pesticides is harming them and the environment.

Recommended Books on Pollinators

Attracting Native Pollinators: - The Xercies Society

 

Bringing Nature Home - by Doug Tallamy

 

Native Seed & Plant Nurseries