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I've included links to purchase some of my favorite books on landscaping with native plants.

Bringing Nature Home

Everyone should own this book as it really explains the relationships between plants and insects and all life that depend upon them.

Native Trees for North American Landscapes

A book that is great for determining native trees to add to your landscape.

 

Native Plants of the Midwest

The "Go To" book for selecting plants for your midwest landscape.

 

Midwestern Native Shrubs and Trees

Good book to help determine native replacements for non-native trees/shrubs.

 

The Midwestern Native Garden

Good book for selecting native plants for a site.

Birds > Cooper's Hawk

Cooper's Hawk

Cooper's Hawk in Brush Pile

On November 23, 2012 this juvenile cooper's hawk was trying to catch birds that were hiding in my brush pile.It is a first year female. Female cooper's hawks are larger than male cooper's hawks.

Cooper's Hawk Eating its Prey