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The Making Of A Suburban Pollinator Garden

June 20, 2017

The Making Of A Suburban Pollinator Garden

If you’re anything like me, the least utilized area of your lot is the front yard. The American Dream sold us single family homes with sprawling front lawns that ultimately have little visual appeal, serve no ecological purpose, and the maintenance of which is environmentally questionable and a chore that no member of the family wants to take on voluntarily.

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Native Woodies, Value Beyond Esthetics

May 5, 2015

Native Woodies, Value Beyond Esthetics

Let’s not forget about trees and shrubs, when thinking about native plants and their wildlife value.

They too are attractive to many pollinators, and are also hosts to many species of insects and larvae which are an essential food for birds during the breeding season. According to Dr. Doug Tallamy, Professor & Chair of Entomology and Wildlife Ecology at the University of Delaware,  read more

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