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Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
Wildflowers & Pollinators
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Wildflowers & Pollinators

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Learn how to create a wildflower meadow in your own backyard!

Learn how to create a wildflower meadow in your own backyard!

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  • 1. wildflowers & pollinators cville foodscapes
  • 2. milkweed (Asclepias sp.) & monarch butterfly
  • 3. + = meadows
  • 4. Baptisia tinctoria Veronicastrum Solidago speciosa virginicum Verbena hastataEupatorium maculatum Rudbeckia fulgida Monarda fistulosa DesmodiumLobelia cardinalis Lobelia siphilitica paniculatum Penstemon digitalis Vernonia noveboracencis
  • 5. know yer latinuseful families to know (furetur libro hoc)Apiaceae – carrotsMalvaceae – mallow Botany in a Day Lobelia siphilitica The Pattern MethodAsteracea – daisy Of Plant IdentificationCrassulacea – mustardLiliacea – lily Thomas ElpelFabaceae – peaLamiaceae – mintPapaveraceae – poppy Baptisia tinctoria
  • 6. albemarle county native plant database albemarle.org/NativePlants/list.asp USDA native plant database plants.usda.gov virginia native plant society vnps.org native plant sale 4/28 at Ivy Creek wintergreen foundation wintergreenfoundation.orgOligoneuron rigidumva native plant resources Coreopsis tripteris
  • 7. syrphid flies
  • 8. Anthidinii sp. Halictis sp.Halictis sp. Osmia lignaria Halictis sp. Osmia sp. Halictis sp. Halictis sp. solitary bees
  • 9. xerces societyxerces.org“The Xerces Society is a nonprofitorganization that protects wildlifethrough the conservation ofinvertebrates and their habitat. For fortyyears, the Society has been at theforefront of invertebrate protectionworldwide, harnessing the knowledge ofscientists and the enthusiasm of citizensto implement conservation programs.”
  • 10. wasps Polistes sp. Ammophila sp. Vespula maculifronsSphex sp. Ammophila sp. Priocnemis minorataPolistes sp. Sphex ichneumoneus Polistes annularis Ectemnius sp.
  • 11. critter houses
  • 12. Archilochus colubris female Pyrota insulata Rhagonycha fulva Archilochus colubris male Melois sp. Chauliognathus pennsylvanicus other pollinators Dolichopus sp. Chrysopa sp.
  • 13. meadow gardens
  • 14. 1. assemble a posse1. 2. strip off sod, leave some for paths 3. mix seed with sand, scatter2. 3. 4. plant plugs of more mature plants 5. mulch with straw hay4. 5. 6. water well for two weeks 7. observe weekly6. 7. how to make a meadow
  • 15. eat your lawn, feed your soul www.cvillefoodscapes.comSarah Frazer, Ben Kessler & Cake Namdol

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