for the typical urban or suburban gardener, it couldn’t be easier to boost the insect diversity in your yard. You just have to do … well, a whole lot of nothing.
Search by zip code to find plants that host the highest numbers of butterflies and moths to feed birds and other wildlife where you live.
An interesting resource for finding native plants in your area that host large numbers of butterflies and moths. I think the idea is that these insects form the foundation for the native food web, supporting a much larger and more diverse group of wildlife.
This guide provides plant lists and community descriptions for the natural communities of North Georgia, based on the book The Natural Communities of Georgia.
This is a really interesting resource, compiling the ecoregions of Georgia with descriptions and typical plants in each of them. The Decatur library has the book available for reference; I’d like to take a look at it sometime.