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Gardening - Help the kids put down roots in the garden   by Norman Winter   - Courier-Journal.com (l;ouisville, KY)  1/21/11 With the New Year here and resolutions running amok, why not add to the list to get the kids or grandkids out in the garden more in 2011? It may not be as hard competing with video games as you imagine.
How To Attract Birds And Butterflies Using Garden Planters   by Scott Gray   - www.allgardenplanters.com  June 2009 Attracting birds and butterflies to your outdoor living space is not difficult to do if you welcome them with a long-term source of food, water, and a place of safety.
Make a Difference for Wildlife in Your Garden - UK Wildlife     - BBC - Science and Nature Make a difference for garden wildlife. Find out how you can create space for nature living in your back yard.
Create a Certified Wildlife Habitat     - National Wildlife Federation Once your habitat is certified by NWF, you can order and display an attractive Certified Wildlife Habitat sign to convey your commitment to wildlife conservation and the environment, and help you spread the word to your neighbors.
Environmental Enhancement with Ornamentals: Butterfly Gardening   by Mel Garber, Extension Horticulturist   - University of Georgia College of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences Ornamental plants provide homeowners the means to improve their local environment in many ways. Generally, all that is required is a knowledge of appropriate plant varieties and how to utilize them in the landscape. Butterfly populations can be greatly enhanced by devoting a portion of the landscape to butterfly habitat. In addition, to their natural beauty, butterflies serve as valuable plant pollinators.
Butterfly Gardening in Texas     - Texas Agricultural Extension Service Butterfly gardening is a fun, educational way to enjoy nature’s most abundant form of wildlife - insects! A basic understanding of the life history of butterflies, their food needs and the plants that provide these is all you need to plan and grow a garden suited for butterflies. Butterfly gardening requires some knowledge of local butterfly species, flowers that are attractive to nectar-feeding adults, and host plants for the developing caterpillars.
Butterfly Gardening     - Wikipedia Butterfly gardening is a growing school of gardening, specifically wildlife gardening, that is aimed at creating an environment that attracts butterflies, as well as certain moths.
Butterfly Gardening in Florida Gardens     - FloridaGardener.com  June 3, 2008 Butterflies are like flowers floating in the air. To make your garden inviting to them means adding a certain magic to your special backyard paradise.
Butterfly Gardening in Wisconsin     - Southern Wisconsin Butterfly Association Butterfly gardening adds beauty to your yard and provides habitat for butterflies. Much critical butterfly habitat has been lost, so any butterfly-friendly terrain we provide as gardeners can help many species survive.
Butterfly Gardening in the Washington DC Area     - Washington Area Butterfly Club This guide was created specifically for beginning gardeners in the D.C. Metro area. It incorporates and expands upon the lists below, explaining what you need to know in order to successfully attract butterflies to your yard or balcony.
How to Make Butterfly Gardens   by Stephanie Bailey   - Univ of Kentucky College of Agriculture  Nov 16, 2007 Different species of butterflies have different preferences of nectar, in both colors and tastes. A wide variety of food plants will give the greatest diversity of visitors. Try staggering wild and cultivated plants, as well as blooming times of the day and year. Groups of the same plants will be easier for butterflies to see than singly planted flowers.
Heating A Winter Hummingbird Feeder To Attract And Feed Hummers     - Hummer/Bird Study Group
Our Favorite Plants To Attract And Feed Hummers     - Hummer/Bird Study Group
Attracting Hummingbirds     - Hummer/Bird Study Group Hummingbirds have excellent eyesight and have great fidelity to established feeding stops along their migration route. Attracting hummers to your yard will require a bright splash of color.
The Fun of Feeding and Watching Hummingbirds   by Shane Harris
Enthusiastic Gardeners Create Hummer Haven   by Norman Winter   - Mississippi State University Extension Service  5/6/98
Fall Salvias Show Out, Attract Hummingbirds   by Norman Winter   - Mississippi State University Extension Service  5/6/98
Award-Winning Plants Attract Hummingbirds   by Norman Winter   - Mississippi State University Extension Service  5/6/98
Attracting Hummingbirds with Summer Flowers   by Norman Winter   - Mississippi State University Extension Service  5/6/98 By planting a garden with a long season of overlapping bloom, we can play host to these miniature birds that fly like they are a cross between a stealth fighter and a helicopter.
Attracting Hummingbirds to Mississippi Gardens   by Robert F. Brzuszek   - Mississippi State University Extension Service  5/6/98
Inviting Hummingbirds to the Garden     - New Mexico State University Extension Service  June 8, 1998 What can I do to attract a lot of hummingbirds to my garden?
Attracting Hummingbirds to Your Garden   by Peg Herring   - Oregon State University Extension Service  Jan 31, 1997 By planting certain flowers and shrubs, home gardeners can provide food and habitat for hummingbirds.
Hummingbirds in Central Texas   Hummingbirds fascinate birders and non-birders alike. Listed are a few tidbits of information about hummingbirds in Central Texas.
A British Butterfly Garden     - Conwy Butterfly Jungle Your garden can easily be cultivated to attract butterflies. They like grassy corners and high wild hedgerows with evergreens and ivy and here they will establish themselves.
Flowers that Attract Butterflies     - Garden Country Butterflies are always a welcome addition to any garden. By choosing the right plants you will be encouraging them to visit a while longer as well as return in the future.
Butterfly and Hummingbird Gardening   by Naomi Mathews   - Suite101.com
Butterfly Plants     - Taina's Butterfly Page Good plant list, common and scientific names
Butterfly Demonstration Garden     - University of Kentucky Extension Service Plant lists for Kentucky
Butterfly Garden Design     - University of Kentucky Department of Entomology Plant list, directions, sample design
How to Make Butterfly Gardens   by Stephanie Bailey, Extension Specialist   - University of Kentucky Department of Entomology Different species of butterflies have different preferences of nectar, in both colors and tastes. A wide variety of food plants will give the greatest diversity of visitors.
Landscaping for Backyard Wildlife   You can attract birds, butterflies, bullfrogs and other wildlife to your backyard. Here's how.
Blooming Butterflies   by Martha Daniels   - Misssouri Conservationist for Kids Butterflies are on the move from March until late October. If you want them to hang around your home, give them the colorful wildflowers and nectar they desire. A warm spot and a sunning area help, too.
Winter Hummingbird Information   by Terrie Murray   - Suite101.com How dependent are they on our feeders? By feeding them in the winter, are we making them unnaturally dependent on our feeders?
Is There Life after the First Frost? Birds in the Winter Garden   by Carol Wallace   - Suite101.com If you've been feeding the birds all summer, it isn't just a selfish desire to see life and motion in the winter garden that should keep you filling the feeders. By putting out a daily ration of sunflower seeds and millet, you have created a flock of dependents.
December in the Heartland   by Sueann Ahrens   - Suite101.com Don't forget your feathered friends during the Holidays. My December article will give you step by step directions for a wreath to use as a decoration and as a bird feeder