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Over time I have collected many books that have helped me learn about the natural world.  I am happy to share this information with you.


100 Plants to Feed the Bees-The Xerces Society

Butterfly Gardening with Native Plants-Christopher Kline

Gardening is a Verb-Cindy Gilberg

The Midwest Native Plant Primer-Alan Branhagen

Native Meadowscaping-Indigenous Landscapes

Native Plant Agriculture-Indigenous Landscapes

Nature's Best Hope-Douglas W. Tallamy

Peterson Field Guides-Trees and Shrubs-George A. Petrides

Peterson Field Guides-Wildflowers-Roger Tory Peterson/Margaret McKenny

Peterson First Guide to Trees of North America-George A. Petrides

Peterson First Guide to Wildflowers-Roger Tory Peterson

Planting Native to Attract Birds to Your Yard-Sharon Sorenson

Pollinators of Native Plants-Heather Holm

The Prairie in Seed-Dave Williams

The Prairie Peninsula-Gary Meszaros and Guy L. Denny

Wildflowers of Ohio-Robert L. Henn


Learn About Butterflies in the Garden-Brenda Dziedzic

The Life Cycles of Butterflies-Judy Burris & Wayne Richards


Caterpillars of Eastern North America-David L. Wagner

Caterpillars in the Field and Garden-Thomas j. Allen, Jim P. Brock, Jeffrey Glassberg

Owlet Caterpillars of Eastern North America-David L. Wagner, Dale F. Schweitzer, J. Bolling Sullivan & Richard C. Reardon


Peterson Field Guide to Moths of Northeastern North America-David Beadle & Seabrooke Leckie


A Swift Guide to Butterflies of North America-Jeffrey Glassberg

Butterflies of Indiana-Jeffrey E. Belth

Butterflies of Tennessee-Rita Venable

Butterflies of Pennsylvania-James L. Monroe & David M. Wright


100 Plants to Feed the Bees-The Xerces Society

Bees-An Identification and Native Plant Forage Guide-Heather Holm

Bumble Bees of North America-Paul Williams, Robbin Thorp, Leif Richardson & Sheila Colla

Pollinators of Native Plants-Heather Holm

The Bees In Your Backyard-Joseph S. Wilson & Olivia Messinger Carril

The Pollinator Victory Garden-Kim Eierman

Wasps-A Guide for Eastern North America-Heather Holm

Wasps-The Astonishing Diversity of a Misunderstood Insect-Eric R. Eaton

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