Lisa Maier and her husband, Christopher, have been working to naturalize their quarter acre lot since they moved in eight years ago. Lisa's passion for birds and fascination with the interconnected relationship between birds, insects, and plants has been the driving force behind her yard's design as she aims to […]
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Every yard, large or small, can provide valuable natural habitat. Native plant garden choices include rain gardens, butterfly gardens, native plant borders, stop-over habitats for migrating birds, woodland gardens or formal plantings using natives.
Backyard native plant gardening is an important component of noted naturalist Doug Tallamy’s vision which he calls a “Backyard National Park”, eventually covering millions of acres. The WPPC invites and encourages you to tell us about your backyard garden so we can demonstrate patterns, numbers and sizes of properties that are already sharing in this effort.