Past Webinars:

Benefits of native grasses and their importance of native butterflies part II with Mary Meyer and Diane Narem. A more in-depth look at the native grasses that provide food and shelter as host plants for native butterflies and moths and a discussion of culivars and grass species for tough sites.  

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

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Benefits of native grasses and their importance to native butterflies
Learn about the benefits that native grasses provide to butterfly and moth larvae. Results from an intensive literature review will be shared, giving the host plant associations between butterfly and moth larvae and popular native grasses.

Wednesday, March 22, 2017

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The benefits of native grasses to moths and butterflies (318 K PDF)


Best Switchgrass and Little Bluestem: Results of the national grass trials with Mary Meyer. Learn which of 17 switchgrasses and 5 little bluestems performed best as ornamental grasses in Minnesota and across the U.S.

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

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Propagating grasses by division and stem cuttings with Mary Meyer
 Learn how to divide and increase your grasses by traditional methods as well as stem cuttings. 

Wednesday, April 6, 2016

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