Do you really understand what it means to be organic? A quick search of the internet will fil you in on the pros and cons of eating organic produce, eggs, and meats. But have you considered the birds, bees, and butterflies? Do they know the difference? The USDA National Organic Program (NOP) defines organic as […]
Learn to have a Bee Better garden with one simple mantra: Right plant for the right place. Seems simple enough. Yet, not following this mantra is often why gardening goals aren’t met. Here’s Bee Better’s take on right plant, right place. Understanding these five essential elements will help you have a Bee Better garden. Zone […]
What is ecoregion 231? A Regional Guide for Farmers, Land Managers, and Gardeners In the Southeastern Mixed Forest Province, including the States of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and parts of Tennessee, Louisiana, Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Maryland NATIVE SouthEast MILKWEEDS FOR MONARCHS Our Director, Helen Yoest, has grown a lot […]
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Do you want to bring in more butterflies to YOUR garden? Most new gardeners understand the part about adding nectar plants to attract butterflies to the garden. The brightly colored flowers are fun to grow, and attract even more color though butterflies. But to have a butterfly habitat, one must also sustain the butterflies, as […]