These are online tools that we find useful on a regular basis. Click the links below to try one yourself!
Florida-Friendly Plant Database
Enter your region, growing conditions, plant type, and other options and this database provides the best options for you. You can even narrow your search to only include native plants, if you like.
Caterpillar Identification Guide
This simple guide allows you to check the boxes that apply to the caterpillar you're trying to identify, including color, pattern, and other features. The guide then presents you with the possible matches, including pictures to help you make a final identification.
Great Sites to Learn More:
- 50 Ways to be Water Smart
- Audubon Society - Bird Feeding Basics
- Butterflies I've Seen
- Butterfly Plants Database
- EPA Greenscaping for Homeowners
- Florida Friendly Landscaping
- Florida's Native Wildflowers
- Hillsborough County Extension
- NWF Garden for Wildlife
- Native Florida Wildflowers
- Tales from the Butterfly Garden
Posts by this Author on Sticks of Fire:
- Feb 27 - To Lure a Mockingbird
- Jan 30 - 2010 Garden Recovery Plan
- Jan 16 - Coral Honeysuckle: A Cold Weather Survivor
- Jan 2 - Make Florida-Friendly Gardening Resolutions!
- Dec 19 - How to Improve a Garden? Add Lights!
- Dec 7 - Haul Out the (Florida Native) Holly!