Treasures of Oz

Celebrating the Natural Gems of Ozaukee County

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To have a wildlife friendly garden, you don't necessarily have to plant only native plants. And I'm not talking about the big critters, such as deer and raccoons, but the small and even tiny wildlife that really count in the garden ecosystem: bees, butterflies, wasps, and other beneficial insects, plus soil organisms, birds, lizards, and frogs. These are the "boots on the ground" for a healthy organic, pesticide and herbicide free garden.

Read the whole story at http://eatdrinkbetter.com/2012/04/26/your-edible-garden-as-wildlife-habitat/