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Wildlife Garden Design

Weedy to Wonderful

By Janet Marinelli

Creating a wildlife-friendly garden that even the neatnik neighbors can love.

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This Issue

Cedar Waxwing

Going Native

Exotic garden plants can wreak unexpected havoc with indigenous species and ecosystems.


U.S. Botanic Gardens

Broader Role for Botanical Gardens

Once known for exotic plant collections, botanical gardens increasingly focus on native species.

Gardening Tips

Gardening with Kids

9 Tips for Gardening with Kids

One of the best things you can cultivate in your yard is a new wildlife gardener.

Backyard Visitors

twelve spotted skimmer dragonfly

Dragonflies are Dangerous Beauties

Despite their dainty appearance, these backyard visitors are voracious predators.

Healthy Gardening

Certified Wildlife Habitat by Laura Tangley

The Tick Predicament

As tick season approaches, consider tips to thwart the parasites without harming wildlife.

Backyard Photography

Ruby-throated Hummingbirds by Richard and Susan Day

All in a Day's Work: Backyard Photography at its Best

In their NWF certified habitat, a husband-wife team teaches how to attract, nurture and photograph a diversity of native animals.

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