Butterflies and Birds Need Native Plants - Why Native Plants Matter: One of the best ways to invite birds into your garden is to plant a bird habitat. This means landscaping with plants that birds can use for food either directly or indirectly. If you're interested in planting such a habitat, an excellent resource is the YouTube channel for
L.I.F.E.--Landscape Integrity Films and Education. You can subscribe, and it's free!
These short films clearly explain the value of planting native plants to us and to wildlife. And they give clear tutorials on how to create a native garden.
For a sample, please enjoy the film right here:
From Thoedore Payne
Charles Malki, Biologist & Plant Expert from http://ivorganics.com/ interviews Lisa Novick, Director Of Outreach at the Theodore Payne Foundation located at 10459 Tuxford Street, Sun Valley, California. These videos run about 20 minutes each but are well worth watching.