Friday, January 21, 2011
For the Birds: Creating Backyard Habitat
Winter is a great time to plant trees and shrubs in our area. Planting in winter allows plants to establish roots before the heat of summer sets in. Adding bird friendly plants to your landscape this winter is simple and expert advice is available from NCSU’s Going Native website, http://www.ncsu.edu/goingnative/. Developed by specialists with NC State University’s Wildlife Extension Program, this site offers expert advice and step by step instructions on how to incorporate native plants for wildlife habitat into your yard, and includes a searchable plant database that allows you to create a personalized list of native species for your landscape conditions.
Learn more! Read the rest of the story on the Pender County Cooperative Extension website: http://pender.ces.ncsu.edu/index.php?page=news&ci=LAWN+112.