Five Steps to Success for Establishing Perennial Wildflower Plantings for Pollinators


Successful pollinator habitat establishment is all about site preparation and planning. In this video, we go over the five steps to success to establish diverse, long-lasting perennial wildflower plantings for pollinators.

1. Pick a good site
2. Kill the weeds (before seeding)
3. Choose the right seed mix
4. Seed it well
5. Kill the weeds (after seeding)

Weed identification resources:
UC IPM Weed Photos: http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/weeds_all.html
Weeds of the West: https://www.amazon.com/Weeds-West-Larry-C-Burrill/dp/0941570134
Weeds of the Northeast: https://www.amazon.com/Weeds-Northeast-Richard-H-Uva/dp/0801483344
Weeds of the Midwestern US and Central Canada: https://www.amazon.com/Midwestern-United-Central-Wormsloe-Foundation/dp/0820335061
via YouTube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ABNZo4KKaYw