Though not a book with hefty covers, Xerces Societies’ downloadable pamphlet, Habitat Assessment Guide for Pollinators in Yards, Gardens, and Parks is a MUST have reference for the neighbor of habitat. It gives as much information as any on what to plant to be a part of the new garden phenomenon. The booklet also describes how… Continue reading Habitat Assessment Guide for Pollinators in Yards, Gardens, and Parks
Little Bluestem – Schizachyrium scoparium 2 – 3’H x 12″ Warm season grass. Green to blue green leaves turn red/bronze in the fall. And is a standout during winter. With a fibrous root system, for Colorado its best grown in clay soils. Will tolerate light shade and is drought tolerant. Up to 7500ft host plant… Continue reading Schizachyrium scoparium – Little bluestem
Help Audubon plant over 1 million bird-friendly plants, If you have 2 square feet outdoors, you have space for a bird friendly plant. Here are 9 great Colorado natives for anyone’s outdoor space.