Lending Library

The following resources are available to be checked out by members:

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.

Branhagen, Alan.  Native Plants of the Midwest.  Portland, OR. Timber Press, 2016. Print.

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

Capon, Brian. Botany For Gardeners, 4th Edition: An Introduction to the Science of Plants. Timber Press, 2022. Print

Cheney, Polly W., Overton, Kim. Sip Pick Pack …How Pollinators Help Plants Make Seeds. Orange Frazer Press, 2016. 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.

Diboll, Neil, Cox, Hilary. The Gardener’s Guide to Prairie Plants. University of Chicago Press, 2023. Print.

Doseff, Lisa, Robertson, Duncan.Grandma Lisa’s Humming, Buzzing, Chirping Garden. Pollination Press, 2021. Print

Erickson, Laura. 100 Plants To Feed The Birds: Turn Your Home Garden into a Healthy Bird Habitat. Storey Publishing, 2022. 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.

Holm, Heather. Wasps: Their Biology, Diversity and Role as Beneficial Insects and Pollinators of Native Plants. Pollination Press, 2021. Print

House, Homer. Wildflowers. MacMillan  1961. Print.

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

Kelley, Tera. Listen to Language of Trees. Dawn Publications, 2022. Print

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

McCormac, Jim, Gottfried, Chelsea. Gardening For Moths: A Regional Guide. Ohio University Press, 2023. Print 

Moorehouse, Angella. Flower Bugs: A Guide to Flower-Associated True Bugs of the Midwest. Pollination Press, 2023. 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.

Reynolds, Mary , Evans, Ruth. We Are The ARK: Returning Our Gardens to Their True Nature Through Acts of Restorative Kindness. Timber Press, 2022. Print.

Root, Phyllis, Bowen, Betsy. Plant a Pocket of Prairie. University of Minnesota Press, 2014. Print.

Rosenbaum, Jared & Laura. The Puddle Garden. Wild Ridge 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.

Tallamy, Douglas W., Thomson, Sarah L., Nature’s Best Hope (Young Readers Edition): How You Can Save the World in Your Own Yard. Timber Press, 2023. Print.

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.