Which plants support the most butterflies, moths, birds and other forms of wildlife? In his books Bringing Nature Home, and Natures Best Hope, Doug Tallamy offers a list of plants to create landscapes that support biodiversity as well as proposing very specific steps for maximizing the impact of individual landscapes to restore and maintain larger functioning ecosystems.
His books, articles, videos can be found on Homegrown National Park website. HOMEGROWN NATIONAL PARK™ is a grassroots call-to-action to restore biodiversity and ecosytems functions by planting native plants and creating new ecological networks. Explore these resources. Add your landscape to this effort. Put yourself on the map!
Also watch the recorded, Conversation with Doug Tallamy, hosted by RIWPS member Anne Raver on February 7, 2021
The National Wildlife Federation offers Native Plant Guide listing the plants that attract the highest numbers of butterflies and moths to feed birds and other wildlife where you live. Just put in your zip code.