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Book Recommendations


  • Attracting Birds, Butterflies, and other Backyard Wildlife, National Wildlife Federation, by David Mizejewski, 2019, Creative Homeowner
  • Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants by Douglas W Tallamy, 2009, Timber Press
  • Nature’s Best Hope: A New Approach to Conservation That Starts in the Yard by Douglas W Tallamy, 2019, Timber Press
  • Native Plants of the Northeast by Donald J. Leopold, 2005, Timber Press
  • Native Plants for North American Gardens by Allan M. Armitage, 2006, Timber Press
  • The Northeast Native Plant Primer: 235 Plants for an Earth-Friendly Garden by Uli Lorimer and Native Plant Trust, 2022, Timber Press
  • Essential Native Trees and Shrubs for the Eastern United States by Tony Dove and Ginger Woolridge, 2018, An Imagine Book published by Charlesbridge
  • Welcome to Subirdia: Sharing Our Neighborhoods with Wrens, Robins, Woodpeckers and Other Wildlife by John M. Marzluff, 2014, Yale University Press
  • The Living Landscape: Designing for beauty and biodiversity in the home garden by Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy, 2014, Timber Press
  • Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes by Thomas Rainer and Claudia West, 2021, Timber Press
  • Forest Bathing by Dr. Qing Li, 2018, Penguin Life
  • Field Guide to Wildflowers of North America, D.M. Brandenburg, 2010, Sterling Press
  • Plant Communities of New Jersey, K.H. Anderson and B. R. Collins, 1994, Rutgers Press
  • Pollinators of Native Plants: Attract, Observe and Identify Pollinators, and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants, Heather Holm, 2014, Pollination Press LLC
  • Noah’s Garden: Restoring the Ecology of Our Own Back Yards, Sara Stein, 1993, Houghton Mifflin

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