Typical Oregon forest: enchanting and peaceful
g8 pictures: Bringing Nature Home How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants Updated and Expanded With the accelerating pace of development and subsequent habitat destruction, the pressures on wildlife populations are greater than ever. But there is a surprisingly important and relatively simple step toward reversing this alarming trend: Everyone with access to a patch of earth can make a significant contribution to sustaining biodiversity.
~I LOVE this picture... Notice the three people in the photo, one at the base and two climbing... Named The President, it's 3500 years old and the third largest tree on earth.
Milkweed © Andy Goodwin
I wouldn't pay retail for one of these as it's pretty simple to DIY - but a ladybug "feeder" is a must for a gardener who prefers a natural way to get rid of aphids, mites, and most other insect pests to the garden. If there's not enough aphids/mites/etc., for them to prey on, keep some raisins in here or a lady bug attractant to have these voracious pest-eaters around always.
Bird's Eye View Birdhouse. I want one.