EcoBeneficial Gardening 101: Boosting the Ecosystem in Your Own Yard
Kim Eierman is an environmental horticulturist specializing in ecological landscapes and native plants. Based in New York, she teaches at the New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, Native Plant Center in Valhalla, Rutgers Home Gardeners School, and several other institutions. Kim is an active speaker nationwide on many ecological landscape topics, presenting for industry conferences, “green events,” Master Gardener groups, garden clubs, nature centers, Audubon Society chapters, beekeeping groups, and other organizations interested in environmental improvements. Kim also provides horticultural consultation to homeowners and commercial clients.In addition to being a certified horticulturist through the American Society for Horticultural Science, Kim is a Master Gardener, a Master Naturalist, an accredited Organic Land Care Professional, a member of the Native Plant Center’s steering committee, and a member of the Garden Writers Association.
Even the most beautiful gardens are not always healthy ecosystems. Your yard is more than a combination of trees, shrubs and perennials—it’s a complex system where all living things are connected. Gardening with an ecosystem approach contributes to species diversity, attracting and supporting more birds, butterflies, pollinators, and beneficial insects. Speaker Kim Eierman explains how […]