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Welcome to the Beginner’s Garden Podcast! This is the podcast with easy-to-understand resources, tips, and information to help beginning gardeners get the most out of their gardening adventure — big or small.

Mar 3, 2020

Today, I’m joined by Dr. Douglas Tallamy and have a great conversation about bees, caterpillars, and how important insects are for our gardens and the world around us. He has a new book, Nature’s Best Hope, that will help us to think about our gardens in a holistic way.





Plants Good for Pollinators:





Black Cherry



Fringe Tree

Native Holly

Button Bush


Bottle Brush Buckeye

Oak Trees


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Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in Your Yard



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