Instructor: Kim Eierman, EcoBeneficial

Kim Eierman, EcoBeneficial
Kim Eierman is an ecological landscape designer and environmental horticulturist specializing in native plants. She is the founder of EcoBeneficial LLC based in Westchester County, NY. Kim teaches at New York Botanical Garden, Brooklyn Botanic Garden, The Native Plant Center, and Massachusetts Horticultural Society. An active speaker nationwide on many ecological landscape topics, Kim also provides horticultural consulting and landscape design to residential, municipal, and commercial clients. Kim is the author of The Pollinator Victory Garden: Win the War on Pollinator Decline with Ecological Gardening.

Classes by this instructor

The Gardening Certificate Program at NYBG provides you with the core knowledge, hands-on training, and credentials you need to succeed in any garden setting with complete confidence.

In just three weeks, complete more than 40% of the coursework required for the more...
251GAR950 07/08 Mo 9:00am-4:00pm Barrie
Eierman, EcoBeneficial

Learn how native plants enhance gardens and augment biodiversity. Study native herbaceous and woody plants: their identification, habitat, and culture. Hear about the significance of woodland soils, and how to promote a healthy environment to support spring ephemerals, summer perennials, more...
244GAR315B 06/15 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Eierman, EcoBeneficial

Gain an understanding of the principles of pollination and learn how to create landscapes that attract a diversity of pollinators. In this class, you'll review pollinator ecology and the varied types of pollinators in the northeast region; explore native plant more...
251HRT125 07/27 Sa 10:00am-1:00pm Eierman, EcoBeneficial

Discover plants native to our region that flower in summer, such as Hairy Penstemon, Spotted Beebalm, Shrubby St. John's Wort, and Northern Bush Honeysuckle. Learn how to choose the right plants for your landscape conditions and explore the benefits they more...
251GAR212 07/30 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm Eierman, EcoBeneficial

A successful pollinator garden must provide appropriate food and habitat for a diverse array of species, including bees, beetles, butterflies,moths, birds, and even pollinating flies. Explore best practices for attracting and supporting our native pollinators, as well as which native more...
244GAR340 06/18 Tu 10:00am-1:00pm Eierman, EcoBeneficial