Provide a Healthy Habitat
Remove Invasive Plants
Plant more Native Plants
Ongoing demonstration project on Michael burns' back yard.
Page in progress - Before and after photos coming
Resources for Habitat Gardening:
“For the Birds, Butterflies & Hummingbirds: Creating Inviting Habitats”
by Mary Free, MGNV Volunteer
Wonderful overview of the subject and a great place to start as you plan your new or
expanded habitat development.
Virginia Tech Publications and Educational Resources related to Wildlife -
Large variety of articles.
Lawson, Nancy. Wildscape: Trilling Chipmunks, Beckoning Blooms, Salty Butterflies, and
other Sensory Wonders of Nature. Princeton, NJ: Princeton Architectural Press, 2023.
Explores habitat-building through the five senses
Norris, Kelly. New Naturalism: Designing and Planting a Resilient, Ecologically Vibrant Home
Garden. Beverly, MA: Cool Springs Press, 2021.
Inspiration for building home gardens that imitate wild spaces.