In the Jersey-Friendly garden, Dill can be planted as a host plant for Black Swallowtail caterpillars.

This silvery-sheened ‘pearly’ plant attracts a variety of butterflies and offers season-long interest in the home garden.

Rudbeckia triloba, or the Brown-eyed Susan, is a biennial (short-lived perennial) plant that grows best in full sun and moist soil. This hardy, long-blooming plant tolerates a range of growing conditions and supports a variety of wildlife.

Zizia aptera, known mostly by its common names Heartleaf Golden-Alexander or Meadow Zizia, is an herbaceous perennial plant with heart-shaped leaves that grows in a variety of habitats from prairies to woodlands.

Ohio spiderwort has attractive foliage and showy blue flowers that attract native bees.

Bottle Gentian are slow-growing but long-lived perennials with dark blue, bottle-like cylindrical flowers that look like buds about to open.

Virginia Mountain Mint is an easy-to-grow, wildlife-friendly, deer-resistant perennial in the Lamiaceae (mint) family.

Virginia Wild Rye is a cool season perennial bunch grass featuring silvery blue-green leaves in spring and brilliant golden brown leaves in fall.

One of the showiest of our many native goldenrods; it blooms late summer to fall and provides an important nectar source for pollinators.

Each delicate looking flower has 5 odorless, white, fringed petals; mainly pollinated by moths.