Pollinator/Native Garden Info
Planning Your Pollinator Garden Workshop PowerPoint slides available here.
Selecting native plants:
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Database- Find native plants that fit any location or need.
Pollinator Partnership EcoRegion Planting Guides
Prairie Nursery Plant Finder
Indiana Native Plant Society Plant Finder for Pollinators
INPAWS Landscape Worthy Natives
Purdue Extension - Recommended Indiana Native Plants for Attracting Pollinators
Pollinator Partnership - Selecting Plants for Pollinators in the Eastern Broadleaf Forest Guide
Native Plants for The Small Yard - Design tips with 9 layouts and plant selection
Smartphone app: Landscape Alternatives for Invasive Plants of the Midwest - you can search invasive species and get great native replacements! Search "bugwood" in your app store.
Planting native plants:
Pollinator Habitat- Establishment and Maintenance Guide
How to Grow a Prairie From Seed- Prairie Moon Nursery
How to plant a meadow from seed -- Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
Other resources and info:
Xerces Society-- Pollinator Gardens , Pollinator Friendly Plant Lists
Snetsinger Butterfly Garden Planting Plans
Container Gardens with Native Plants
Bringing Nature Home by Doug Tallamy (BOOK--available at most libraries)
Indiana Native Plant and Wildflower Society
Visit the "Landscaping" page for suggestions, ordinance info,
plant source info, and more!
Gardening for Pollinators -- US Dept. of Agriculture
Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens.com
US Fish and Wildlife-- Pollinators: How you can help
Solving Your Pest Problem Without Harming Pollinators-- Pollinator.org
Protecting Bees from Neonicotinoid Insecticides in Your Yard -- Xerces.org