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NDSU Extension Pollinator Garden Certification
The Master Gardener Program is encouraging homeowners to build small pollinator gardens. Your garden can be become a colorful oasis and nourish our bees and butterflies. You are eligible if you reside in North Dakota, Minnesota, South Dakota, or Montana. Please, click the title to be taken to the application. The first 75 applicants that meet the requirements for a pollinator garden will receive a free garden sign that says “Certified NDSU Extension Master Gardener Pollinator Garden.” This will give you bragging rights with your friends!
Butterfly Gardening in North Dakota
This publication summarizes butterfly gardening including identification of butterflies, life cycle, how to plan a butterfly garden, planting a butterfly garden, flowers and host plants of caterpillars. An online copy and instructions for ordering paper publications are at this link.
File ND Sources of Plants and Materials
If you are a North Dakota business that carries native plants and materials, please contact us to be added to the list.
Bee-utiful Landscapes: Building a Pollinator Garden
This publication summarizes how to identify major pollinators, choose plants that will provide a continuous source of nectar and pollen in the growing season, and safely use pesticides.
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