This website wouldn’t have been possible without the sources who helped me form my ideas on beauty and biodiversity. Here’s a full list of resources I use throughout this website, including Blog and Resource posts.
Beaty, C. (2016). The carbon-sequestering power of soils. Wildlife Habitat Council, Jan 10. Retrieved from: https://wildlifehc.org/the-carbon-seqestering-power-of-soils/
Darke, R. & Tallamy, D. (2014). The Living Landscape: Designing for beauty and biodiversity in the home garden. Portland, Oregon: Timber Press.
Nowak, M. (2012). Beyond The Bird Feeder: Creating a bird friendly yard with native Wisconsin plants. Wisconsin Society for Ornithology, Inc. Retrieved from https://wsobirds.org/images/pdfs/BeyondBirdFeederBookletFINAL.compressed.pdf
Robbins, P., Birkenholtz, T. (2003). Turfgrass Revolution: Measuring the expansion of the American lawn. Land Use Policy, Volume 20, Issue 2.
Rodomsky-Bish, B. (2016). Must We Mow? How to Increase Wildlife Value of Working Landscapes. Habitat Network, November 2. Retrieved from https://content.yardmap.org/learn/must-we-mow/
Rozelle, J. (2019). Sustainable Landscaping Survey.
Schettler, T. (2006). Toward an Ecological View of Health: An imperative for the twenty-first century. The Center for Health Design, September. Retrieved from:
Sobel, David (2008). Childhood and nature: Design principles for educators. Stenhouse publishers.
Spivak, M. Flowering Bee lawns for Pollinators. Retrieved from: https://www.beelab.umn.edu/sites/beelab.umn.edu/files/floweringlawninfoenrtflogo.pdf
Tallamy, Douglas (2007). Bringing Nature Home: How you can sustain wildlife with native plants, updated and expanded. 10 th printing. Portland, Oregon: Timber Press.
Tallamy, D. (2009). A Call for Backyard Biodiversity. American Forests Magazine, August. Retrieved from https://www.americanforests.org/magazine/article/backyard-biodiversity/
Wall-Kimmerer, R. (2013). Braiding Sweetgrass: Indigenous Wisdom, Scientific Knowledge, and the Teachings of Plants. Milkweed Editions.
Winston, T. (2017). Plants for Birds: Plant it and they will come. Ecological Landscape Alliance, (October 16). Retrieved from: https://www.ecolandscaping.org/10/landscaping-for-wildlife/wildlife-habitats/plants-birds-plant-will-come/
Zahnd, B. (2012). Beauty Will Save The World: Rediscovering the allure and mystery of Christianity. Charisma House.