Here are some resources that we find valuable.
From the Sudbury Valley Trustees - The Bumble Bee Project
From the Cape Cod Hydrangea Society - How to Grow Hydrangeas Successfully
From the Pollinator Pathway - How to Establish Pollinator-Friendly Habitats and Food Sources for Bees, Butterflies and Birds
From the National Wildlife Federation - How to Certify Your Habitat
From the Koch Blog - Alternatives to Floral Foam
A non-profit organization dedicated to promoting native plants in landscapes and habitats.
Chatham's primary non-profit protecting and promoting conservation areas in Chatham, MA.
Websites with information on planting with natives and/or identifying native species:
Books Recommended for Increasing Native Plants in Landscapes
- Tallamy, Doug Bringing Nature Home (contains lists of plants and the numbers of insects which feed on them)
- Weaner and Christopher Garden Revolution: How our landscapes can be a source of environmental change
- Rainer and West Planting in a Post-Wild World
- Alternatives to Floral Foam
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