Native Gardening for Beginners

by Dennis Hillerud
Member, Essex Chapter Steering Committee, Owner DNH Gardens, Master Gardener

Originally presented by the Essex Chapter, March 30, 2021

If you are new to gardening or new to native plants, this webinar will teach you why they are ecologically important and how you can add them into your garden! Dennis discusses how native plants sustain butterflies and birds, how to plant natives, design tips, how to care for them throughout the year, where to see them in Essex County, and where to buy. He showcases 10 beautiful native plants for spring, summer, and fall that are easy-to-grow for beginning gardeners

First video: Presentation

Second video: Q & A