Gardening for Wildlife with Native Plants

Not long ago, the Bay Area was home to wild creatures in numbers beyond reckoning. While we can’t undo generations of intensive human settlement, there’s a surprising amount of potential habitat for wildlife in the spaces in our own yards. By growing native plants, we can invite the wild back into our daily lives.

 

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Creating a Creekside Haven

January 01, 2003 by Anne Hayes

When she gets out of the shower in the morning, Sue LaTourrette might find herself standing 10 feet from a

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Drawing with a Local Palette

January 01, 2003 by Anne Hayes

If not for an unassuming wire fence, you might mistake Judith Larner Lowry’s garden for one of nature’s own. The

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Gardening for Wildlife with Native Plants

January 01, 2003 by Anne Hayes

Not long ago, the Bay Area was home to wild creatures in numbers beyond reckoning. While we can’t undo generations of intensive human settlement, there’s a surprising amount of potential habitat for wildlife in the spaces in our own yards. By growing native plants, we can invite the wild back into our daily lives.

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Native Plant Gardening Resources

January 01, 2003 by Bay Nature Staff

NURSERIES, SEED SUPPLIERS, PLANT SALES, AND BOTANIC GARDENS
Bay Natives
 
375 Alabama St. #440
San Francisco, CA 94110
(415)

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Starting a Wildlife Habitat Garden

January 01, 2003 by Anne Hayes

It’s really not that hard to transform your garden into a welcoming habitat for native wildlife. But you do need

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Starting with the Oaks

January 01, 2003 by Anne Hayes

A winding path through Kathy Welch’s garden leads to an oak grove. Photo by Saxon Holt.
Kathy Welch had already

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What’s the Buzz? Native Bees!

January 01, 2003 by Mike Koslosky

They don’t live in colonies, they rarely sting, and—if you plant natives—you might find some in your own backyard.

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