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LANDSCAPING TO ATTRACT WILDLIFE Vincent Mannino, County Extension Director – Fort Bend
What Do You Want to Attract? Birds Birds Animals Animals Insects Insects
Selecting Plant Species Important to Wildlife Food Food Cover Cover Perches Perches Nesting or Denning Nesting or Denning Shade Shade
~ Attracting Animals ~ Animals feed on leaves, twigs & fruit. Twigs: oaks, hollies, hawthorns, rose, hackberry Twigs: oaks, hollies, hawthorns, rose, hackberry Leaves: hollies, privet, honeysuckle, muscadine Leaves: hollies, privet, honeysuckle, muscadine Fruit: plums, hawthorns, pecans, acorns, dewberries, rabbit eye blueberries, persimmon, holly fruit, pyracantha Fruit: plums, hawthorns, pecans, acorns, dewberries, rabbit eye blueberries, persimmon, holly fruit, pyracantha
Twigs & Leaves
~ Attracting Birds ~ Birds Feed on Fruits, Seeds & Insects that Feed on Fruits and Seeds. Fruit producers: mayhaws, plums, dewberries, blackberries, pawpaws, persimmons, black cherry/laurels, hollies, pyracantha Fruit producers: mayhaws, plums, dewberries, blackberries, pawpaws, persimmons, black cherry/laurels, hollies, pyracantha Seed producers: pecan, hickory, walnut, acorns, hackberry, poison ivy, waxmyrtle, persimmons, plums Seed producers: pecan, hickory, walnut, acorns, hackberry, poison ivy, waxmyrtle, persimmons, plums Insects: include weevils, beetles, & webworms Insects: include weevils, beetles, & webworms
Insects Attracted for Food
~ Attracting Beneficial Insects ~ Beneficial Insects That Feed on Flowers Include: Moths - mostly nocturnal, somber colors, various types of antennae, wings horizontal, straight stylet, fast flyers. Moths - mostly nocturnal, somber colors, various types of antennae, wings horizontal, straight stylet, fast flyers. Butterflies - mostly daytime, brightly colored, knobbed antennae, wings mostly vertical, curled stylet, slow flyers. Butterflies - mostly daytime, brightly colored, knobbed antennae, wings mostly vertical, curled stylet, slow flyers. Bees & Wasps - off all types, all are beneficial Bees & Wasps - off all types, all are beneficial
Moths & Butterflies Moths & Butterflies
Plants to Attract Moths & Butterflies Any Long, Tubular Flower Will Attract Moths & Butterflies.
Bees & Wasps
~ Plants to Attract Bees & Wasps ~ Most Any Flower Will Attract Bees and Wasps
Written by: Vincent Mannino County Extension Director Fort Bend County Questions??
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By Vincent Mannino County Extension Director – Fort Bend.
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