Developing a Native Pollinator Garden

Ken Johnson is the Horticulture Educator serving Calhoun, Cass, Greene, Morgan, and Scott counties in Illinois. His educational efforts focus on fruit and vegetable production, pest management, and beneficial insects. Through his programming efforts, he aims to increase backyard food production and foster a greater appreciation of insects. He is one of the authors of the Good Growing Blog and one of the Good Growing Podcast hosts.

Would you like to attract more pollinators to your landscape? Pollinator-friendly landscaping is becoming increasingly popular. This presentation will discuss what types of flowers different insects are attracted to, ways to make your landscape more attractive to pollinators, as well as resources for creating pollinator gardens.

This program is co-sponsored by University of Illinois Extension and Kankakee River Valley Forest Preserve District. The event will be a virtual presentation via Zoom on March 14, 2022 at 6:00 pm. There is no fee for this event. Pre-registration is required  by March 9, 2022. Please include your email address so that we can send you the Zoom link shortly before the presentation.

 If you have any questions, please contact Holly Froning, Master Gardener Coordinator at or 815-933-8337.