Nurture Native Nature

Creating Healthy Local Ecosystems

Welcome to Nurture Native Nature, a blog about my ongoing journey creating a wildlife sanctuary in my own small piece of our precious earth. Hopefully I can help

 make it easier for you to do the same. 

oakleaf hydrangea, chipola river ticksee
 

Nurturing Nature in the Herb Garden

If we consider every inch of our yard as potential wildlife habitat, we need to rethink how we can maximize what the herb garden offers....

Clean Bird Feeders = Healthy Birds

I don’t want to be the reason a bird gets sick or even dies so I’m diligent about keeping my bird feeders clean. A dirty feeder can host...

Reasons to Certify Your Naturalized Yard

In the summer when everything is at their peak countless people walking by smile and warmly thank me for my magical and exuberant yard...

Native Wild Strawberry Fields Forever

On the interactive National Wildlife Federation site you can punch in your zip code and learn the top butterfly and moth host plants in...

Native Plant Winter Sowing FAQs

Winter sowing is so popular and timely that I’ve received a number of questions since my post on the topic. Hopefully by answering the...

Why Goldenrod is Native Plant Gold

OR Goldenrod's Many Charms. In my previous post I explain why everyone in the native plant world is talking about goldenrod (solidago). A...

 
 
 

Atlanta, GA