The way we garden and manage the landscapes of the Northwest can help promote the health of bees, butterflies and other insects. Homeowners, gardeners, landscape professionals and volunteer groups all can work to attract a wide range of pollinators to their properties. This guide offers detailed plant lists, garden designs and advice on creating pollinator habitat. Once plants are in the ground, learn to keep them healthy without exposing pollinating insects to pesticides that are toxic to them.
Unlike annuals that must be replanted every spring, herbaceous perennials are easy to care for and require less of a time commitment. By the end of this 10-week online course, you will be able to grow and maintain your own perennials.