Habitat Hero

Online Resources

Over the years, Habitat Hero staff and our partners have researched and gathered their favorite wildscaping links.


Here is a very informative national blog-zine for wildscapes, plants and wildlife.  The team of wildlife gardeners provide a forum from East Coast to the West Coast and everywhere in between.

Learn about local efforts to create pollinator safe havens by encouraging the elimination of systemic pesticides and other toxic chemicals and retailers who provide safe plants without neonicotinoids.

Newsletter, programs, and field trips emphasizing native birds

The Xeriscape Incentive Program was re-launched in January 2016. A streamlined process, free education workshops and online resources will help you create a beautiful, water-friendly landscape. Eligible Utilities’ water customers can receive $0.75/sq. ft. for installing a qualifying xeriscape design.

Newsletter, bookstore, plants keys and lists, has list of nurseries and seed suppliers in Colorado, workshops

Workshops, programs, volunteer master gardener program to assist public with horticultural questions

Receive advice and observations from your CSU Extension Horticulture Agents & Specialists on this blog

A huge general websites with information about individual species, sources, reviews of suppliers; a good place to start if searching for a plant or seeds that are difficult to locate.

Betty Cahill, a local master gardener shares her struggles and triumphs in gardening around Metro Denver and writes the seasonal garden Punch List for The Denver Post.

Follow David Salman, Founder & Chief Horticulturist of High Country Gardens and plant man extraordinaire!

A national organization, lots of general information about growing wildflowers, has a recommended list for each state with pictures, also includes directory of suppliers.

The National Audubon Society is committed to creating bird friendly communities by transforming our neighborhoods into places where birds flourish.  Stay abreast of featured projects and news

For a timely and interesting blog check out Panayoti’s and marvel at his collection of colorful photos!

A joint project of The Denver Botanic Garden, and Colorado State University, lists of plants, pamphlets on introductions, sources of Plant Select® plants, garden design.

Workshops, programs, volunteer master gardener program to assist public with horticultural questions

Newsletter, articles about growing native plants.

  • Xerces Society
    International, nonprofit organization that protects wildlife though the conservation of invertebrates and their habitat.  

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