Landscaping for Wildlife Resources

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Landscaping for Wildlife Online Resources

A Garden For Wildlife Resource List - UNH Extension


What to Plant - recommendations from the book 'Bringing Nature Home'


NH's Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines With Wildlife Value - UNH


Recommended Flowering Plants for Wildlife - UNH Extension


Which Birds, Which Plants? - Cornell Lab or Ornithology


Native Plants Database - Audubon Society - An excellent zip-coded list of native plants in your area and what species of birds each will attract. The site has multiple filters you can use to limit your results based on your interests.


Creating a Wildlife Habitat in Your Backyard - Information on attracting every type of wildlife you can think of, including birds, bees, butterflies, bats, amphibians, reptiles, and mammals.


Flower Fragrances That Attract Bees and Butterflies to Your Garden - This webpage was shared by a visitor to our website, Heather G. It lists a number of plants that are great at attracting pollinators, along with multiple links to other pollinator related pages. 


Butterfly Garden Ideas - This guide shows you how to set up a butterfly garden, lists several great butterfly-friendly plants, and provides design ideas. And it has photos of some specific butterflies and the host plants you should grow to attract them.

Recommended Books on Landscaping for Wildlife

Bringing Nature Home - by Doug Tallamy


The Living Landscape - by Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy


Native Seed & Plant Nurseries

Ernst Conservation Seeds   - Meadville, PA


Izel Native Plants - Izel Native Plants consolidates the inventories of wholesale-only growers and retail nurseries into a practical mail-order solution. This allows them to offer a large selection of plants and a steady supply throughout the seasons. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED!


Nasami Farms Nursery of Native Plant Trust - Whately, MA


New England Wetland Plants, Inc. - Amherst, MA


Prairie Moon Nursery - Winona, MN