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Provide a Healthy Habitat
for Wildlife
Remove Invasive Plants
Plant more Native Plants
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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.

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