|Sara Pike watches hundreds of "tiny"|
native bees on graythorn flowers
A big thank you to Lynn Hassler, bird and native plant expert, for taking on the weekly maintenance and improvement of the yard. Read more about Lynn on page 11 of the July-September 2014 issue of the Vermilion Flycatcher. Lynn is also a presenter at the Tucson Bird and Wildlife Festival, taking place August 13-17.
The Nature Shop front yard is a demonstration site for bird-friendly and sustainable landscapes and gardens in our region. Learn more about this at Tucson Audubon's Urban Program page.
|Native bees on graythorn flowers (Ziziphus obtusifolia)|
|Mourning Dove at the fountain|
|Wild petunia flower (Ruellia nudiflora) with a spider|
|Native bee on a little-leaf cordia flower (Cordia parvifolia)|
|The front yard contains diverse, dense native plantings|