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Sustainable Living in all its incarnations is a popular topic on the Internet.

There are  hundreds of sites that cover many of the topics I blog about, but some are, of course, better than others. Below are a few of the sites I visit when I need more information, want an expert opinion, or am looking to be inspired. I’ll be updating regularly.

The Green Garden

Gardenista‘s DIY projects for a glorious garden
• Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center for a list of national wildflower organizations
National Audubon Society‘s Backyard Bird Count
Plant Native‘s National Native Plant Nursery Directory
Repurposed & DIY Gardening Ideas: a terrific Google+ group

Backyard Wildlife Habitats

AllCrafts‘s 20 FREE plans for building birdhouses and bird feeders
Simple Bird House Projects
Birdhouse Villages‘s FREE plans
Garden for Wildlife with the National Wildlife Foundation (NWF)
• A group of experts blog at Native Plant Wildlife Garden
• NWF shows how to help your backyard birds “feather” their nests

• Bee-friendly Gardening Tips from Puget Sound Beekeepers
• Bee Gardens by University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign’s Bee Spotter
• Help a Bee’s Seasonal Bee Gardening
• Bumble Conservation Trust – gardening for bees

Green Choices

Eco-laundry tips from E magazine

 

2 comments

  1. I go to the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center site for everything. It is the best out there!

    • TheGreenQueen on June 11, 2014 Reply

      Texas has the best wildflowers of all. That’s where I started learning about native plants. I do miss all the beautiful plants—but not the snakes and scorpions.

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