New video series helps gardeners get started

Follow Illinois Water Resources Specialist Katie Hollenbeck as she shares easy tips for creating pollinator-friendly gardens and landscapes. Over the course of this seven-part series, she talks about everything from when to plant to how to create beautiful gardens with native plants.

“We really hope to connect with people interested in creating gardens with many purposes, like protecting water and soil quality, supporting pollinators and other wildlife, and planting plants native to this region,” Hollenbeck said.

“There are number of different kinds of plants that attract pollinators. People can really have fun designing a garden with lots of beautiful options.”

Be sure to check out all seven of the videos now available online!

Illinois-Indiana Sea Grant is a part of University of Illinois Extension and Purdue University Extension.

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