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.


Native Plant Trust 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


Selecting Plants For Pollinators in New England - Pollinator Partnership

An excellent list of some the best native plants to use for a pollinator garden. Just enter your zip code or postal code for a list for your region.


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.


Butterfly Garden Ideas - This guide shows you how to set up a butterfly garden, lists several great butterfly-friendly plants, and provides design ideas. And it has photos of some specific butterflies and the host plants you should grow to attract them.

Recommended Books on Pollinators

Attracting Native Pollinators: - The Xercies Society


Bringing Nature Home - by Doug Tallamy


Native Seed & Plant Nurseries