• Tips on Growing Native Flowerbeds, for You and for the Ecosystem

    2 years ago - By All About Birds

    Native Flowerbeds
    Becca Rodomsky-Bish August 22, 2016
    Healthy Ecosystems Native Plants Pollinators Flowers
    Flowering plants are foundational in the understory of a structurally diverse habitat. Their role is multifaceted-as sources of food for pollinators, caterpillars, birds, and other herbivores, to create aesthetic appeal, and as homes for ecologically important fauna like predatory insects. Without flowering plants these crucial ecological relationships would collapse, changing the nature of the site, and its potential ecosystem services dramatically. This is true especially...
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