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Jennifer Baker
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The Truth About Bats- A piece I wrote for Houzz :)

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Reflecting on 2016- The highlight of Sparrow's year was the Kreyer Creek Wetland Bank Project; Installing native plants and seed over 100 acres.

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Plan a native habitat for bats!!
In a collaborative effort with The Organization for Bat Conservation, Sparrow Landscaping created an eGuide to native gardening for bats. You can download your free copy by following the link in the blog.

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Cleaning up your woods doesn't do woodpeckers any favors. Check out my latest blog and how I convinced a client to let his dead trees stand.

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Watching ‪#‎Racingextinction‬ last night was gut wrenching. My latest blog discusses what you can do if you're feeling helpless about extinctions associated with the anthropocene.

Light your candle. Plant a refuge.

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Native landscaping is for the birds.
Think beyond the bird feeder and create a bird refuge with plants native to prairie, wetland and woodland communities; habitats where native birds evolved.

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Native prairie seed blends are typically scattered as one mix over a project site, which means natives are fighting against each other for the same space.

My latest blog looks at the process of installing prairie seed and why letting "Mother Nature sort it all out" may not be the best strategy.

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If you don't value you, your clients won't value you...check out my latest blog post for Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens.

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In an era of over 7 billion people on a planet that relies on pesticide-addicted agriculture for its sustenance, the least we can do is practice mindful pesticide applications to the landscapes that we nurture. I address the mindful use of pesticides in my latest blog post for Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens...

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Another reason to reserve and/or plant portions of your property into native prairie wildflowers and grasses....this habitat is disappearing.
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