Lending Library

The following list of resources are available to be checked out by members from our chapter’s lending library.

 Adams, George.  Gardening for the Birds: How to Create a Bird-Friendly Backyard. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2013. Print.

Adelman, Charlotte and Bernard L Schwartz. The Midwestern Native Garden Native Alternatives to Nonnative Flowers and Plants: An Illustrated Guide. Athens, OH: Ohio University Press, 2011. Print.

Armitage, Allan M. Armitage’s Native Plants for North American Gardens.  Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2006. Print.

Berry, C. E. Insect World – A Child’s First Library of Learning. Time-Life Books. 1989.  Print.

Bucklin-Sparer, A. and Pringle, R. How to Grow a School Garden. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2010. Print

Christopher, Thomas (Ed.) The New American Landscape: Leading Voices on the Future of Sustainable GardeningPortland, OR: Timber Press, 2011. Print.

Cohen, Whitney and Fisher, John.  The Book of Gardening Projects for Kids: 101 Ways to Get Kids Outside, Dirty, and Having Fun. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2012. Print.

Czarapata, Elizabeth J. Invasive Plants of the Upper Midwest an Illustrated Guide to Their Identification and Control. Madison, Wis.: University of Wisconsin Press, 2005. Print.

Darke, Richard. The American Woodland Garden. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2002. Print.

Darke, R. and Tallamy, D. The Living Landscape. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2014. Print.

Detrick, Alan L.  Macro Photography for Gardeners and Nature Lovers: The Essential Guide to Digital Techniques. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2008. Print.

Harstad, Carolyn. Go Native. Bloomington, IN. Indiana University Press, 1999. Print.

Hill, Patricia. Design Your Natural Midwest Garden. Madison, WI: Trails Books, 2007. Print.

Holm, Heather.  Bees: An Identification and Native Plant Foraging Guide. Minnetonka, MN: Pollination Press LLC, 2017. Print.

Holm, Heather. Pollinators of Native Plants: Attract, Observe and Identify Pollinators and Beneficial Insects with Native Plants. Minnetonka, MN: Pollination Press LLC, 2014. Print.

House, Homer. Wildflowers. MacMillan  1961. Print.

Jeffords M. and Post, S. Exploring Nature in Illinois. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 2014. Print.

Leopold, Aldo. A Sand County Almanac, and Sketches Here and There. New York: Oxford University Press, 1987. Print.

Nauseef, Judy. Gardening with Native Plants in the Upper Midwest. Iowa City, IA. University of Iowa Press, 2016. Print.

Newman, Debbie Scott; Warner, Richard. E. and Mankin, Phil C.  Creating Habitats and Homes for Illinois Wildlife.  Illinois Department of Natural Resources and University of Illinois, 2005. Print.

O’Donnell Young, Beth and Bussolini, Karen.  The Naturescaping Workbook: A Step-by-Step Guide for Bringing Nature to Your Backyard. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2011. Print.

Rainer, Thomas and West, Claudia. Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes.  Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2015. Print.

Savinsski, David (Producer), Syverson, Mike (Producer, Narrator), and Wild Ones (Producer). A Tapestry of Learning: Creating School Natural Areas. Appleton, WI: Dream Scape Entertainment, 2001. CD-Rom (Windows only).

Sternburg, Guy. Native Trees for North American Landscapes. Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2004. Print.

Tallamy, Douglas W.  Toward Harmony with Nature. Native Plants, Natural Landscapes. 2014. DVD.

Tallamy, Douglas W. Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants. Portland: Timber Press, 2009. Print.

Doug Tallamy live at the Elgin Academy. Elgin, IL: Northern Kane County Wild Ones, 2011. DVD.

Tylka, Dave. Native Landscaping for Wildlife and People. Jefferson City, MO. Missouri Dept. of Conservation, 2002. Print.

Wasowski, Sally. Gardening with Prairie Plants: How to Create Beautiful Native Landscapes. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2002. Print.

The Xerces Society. Gardening for Butterflies: How You Can Attract and Protect Beautiful, Beneficial Insects.  Portland, OR: Timber Press, 2016. Print.

Zimmerman, Catherine. Hometown Habitat: Stories of Bringing Nature Home.  2016. DVD.