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Growing native plants in containers – does it work?

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Native plants are tough. Don’t we invoke that phrase repeatedly as we promote the advantages of natural landscaping? The Green Bay Chapter had a unique opportunity to test that phrase during the summer of 2010, when they filled 11 large containers with native plants. This article is reprinted from the Wild Ones July/August 2011 Journal. Read more:

Simple ways to prevent birds from colliding with your windows.

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View of WILD Center taken from the prairie.

Tape on Windows: Applying tape to your windows is an effective way to tell birds that the space does not provide passage to wherever they want to go. There are simple ways to prevent birds from colliding with your windows. Studies show that bird collisions with windows are frequently fatal as one in two collisions… Read more »