Program Type:Gardening & Environment
Read one of two books beforehand, then join us for a virtual group discussion about humane gardening techniques to bring more beneficial bugs & birds into your yard. Please, register for this program to receive login information via email.
* The Humane Gardener by Nancy Lawson
Address planting for wildlife by choosing native species; providing habitats that shelter baby animals, as well as birds, bees, and butterflies; creating safe zones in the garden; cohabiting with creatures often regarded as pests; letting nature be your garden designer; and encouraging natural processes and evolution in the garden.
* Bringing nature home by Doug Tallamy
As development and habitat destruction accelerate, there are increasing pressures on wildlife populations. Douglas W. Tallamy reveals the unbreakable link between native plant species and native wildlife--native insects cannot, or will not, eat alien plants. When native plants disappear, the insects disappear, impoverishing the food source for birds and other animals. But there is an important and simple step we can all take to help reverse this alarming trend: everyone with access to a patch of earth can make a significant contribution toward sustaining biodiversity by simply choosing native plants.
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