Pollinator Habitat

Ohio State University Extension: Attracting Pollinators to the Garden
Learn about key native plants and habitats for pollinators in Ohio.

Pollinator Conservations Resources – Great Lakes Region
Among other resources, this page lists seed companies and nurseries specializing in native plants!

Selecting Plants for Pollinators: A Regional Guide for Farmers, Land Managers and Gardeners
How to develop habitat for pollinators, including food, water and shelter.

The Native Plant Society of Northeastern Ohio
Among other goals, the society promotes awareness of the importance of native landscaping, fostering public knowledge & appreciation of native plants.

Rain Gardens
Seems like this document contains everything you need to know about rain gardens. Detailed info on how to create a rain garden. They provide great conditions for common milkweed–a highly beneficial plant for monarch butterflies and bees. And rain gardens reduce pollution, filtering storm water runoff.

Growing Milkweed
Did you know that many milkweed seeds need to be “vernalized?” This and other tips about how to grow milkweed