Posts Categorized: Birds and Pollinators

Colorado Native Shrubs for Bird Habitat

Posted & filed under Birds and Pollinators, Colorado Native Shrubs, Ecological Services.

By Jenifer Heath I have spent several years transforming my yard and specifically building low-water (xeric) and mostly native plant habitat for pollinating insects, and only incidentally for birds and other creatures. This winter I decided that I’d like to make a bigger effort to support birds specifically. Bird habitat should provide water, food, shelter […]

Attracting Butterflies with Colorado Native Wildflowers, Shrubs, Vines and Trees

Posted & filed under Birds and Pollinators, Colorado Native Plants, Colorado Native Shrubs, Colorado Native Trees, Colorado Native Wildflowers | Annuals | Perennials.

By Deb Lebow Aal DID YOU KNOW –  Butterflies taste with their feet, and use their antenna to smell!! Butterflies are fascinating and beautiful creatures that frequent gardens and wildscapes throughout the Spring, Summer, and Fall. They like a wide perch to land on and are attracted to bright colors (Bees can’t see red, but butterflies […]