5 Favorite Backyard Habitat Photos of 2014

When I sat down to write the previous post, 5 Favorite Washington Nature Photos of 2014, I nearly had an anxiety attack trying to pick only a few photos. Instead of putting myself through that, I decided to do a series of three posts and today I’m sharing my 5 favorite photographs I took in my very own yard. When we moved in, the yard consisted of a maple tree, lilac, forsythia and a few odd rhododendrons. The backyard was nearly all lawn. Over the last two years we’ve dug and planted and while it’s still relatively…

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  • Bloomin’ lovely gardens brighten up London’s East End:: A competition for residents of London’s East End, the winners were chosen for showing ” what they can do with plants, wildlife and the environment.”
  • Can biodiversity be accommodated in today’s urban environment?:: Posing the question, this piece from The Ecologist looks at recent efforts including the International Year of Biodiversity 2010 and the more recent Animal Estates project in London by Fritz Haeg.
  • Yesterday’s pool is today’s pond:: An interesting idea of turning unused swimming pools into ponds for wildlife, making them require less maintenance and more environmentally friendly.

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Featured Design Resource:: Reptiles and Amphibians in your backyard

Readers may or may not realize that there are hundreds of design resources here on The Metropolitan Field Guide. On top of this website is a drop-down menu titled ‘Design Resources’ where you’ll find documents for designing butterfly, bird, bat and other wildlife species habitat categorized by species as well as region. You’ll also find plant lists for wildlife and a variety of other subjects such as adding habitat to golf courses, designing green roofs, rain gardens and wildlife…

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