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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 > Ruby Throated Hummingbird

Ruby Throated Hummingbird

Ruby Throated Hummingbird at Cardinal Flower

On a very windy day, I captured this hummingbird at my cardinal flower. Cardinal flower is one of our few native red flowering plants in Kansas. It is pollinated by hummingbirds as they can see red but most insects cannot.