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Birds

Irrigation Conservation for Trees, Shrubs, Gardens, and Lawn

How much water does your garden need? Explore these basic guidelines on conservation methods to properly water trees, shrubs, gardens, and lawns.

D.I.Y.

Removing Lawn to Make Way for More Habitat

So, you’re interested in decreasing the size of your lawn. We can help. This article discusses several tried and true ways people remove lawn. From small patches, to whole lawns--these techniques will get you started down the path to less lawn and more...pollinator flower beds? Trees? Shrubs? Veggie Garden?

Installing and Maintaining a Native Lawn

Have you had enough of all the mowing, watering, and chemical applications needed to keep your traditional turf short, green, and weed free? Are you interested in improving your yard to provide habitat for birds and other wildlife but still want to keep a grassy open area for recreation? Perhaps it is time to go […]

The Benefits & Ecology of a Moss Lawn

Moss will grow practically anywhere--shade, sun, partial sun/shade, wet, semi-arid, etc. Learn about the ecological benefits of encouraging it in our yards.

Design Advice

Native Lawn FTW! (For The Win)

If you've fought the lawn and the lawn won, let this inspire you to make a come back.

Native Grasses for Your Native Lawn

There are many factors to consider when choosing native grasses. Let this guide help you decide.

Healthy Ecosystems

Effective and Safe Alternatives to Insecticides

After all the work of prepping, planting, and preening your gardens, the last thing you want to see are insects eating it to the ground. If we take a look at the real and persistent risks of insecticide use and compare it to the effectiveness of safer alternatives, we find the equation is not as straightforward as many of the marketing labels would have you believe.

Native Landscaping Makes Sense

It might seem like a plant is a plant, but some research suggests that the coevolution of insects and plants in shared ecosystems over millions of years means that many insects have developed special relationships with particular plants.