A starter list for bird-friendly plantings in your yard, as compiled by the Cornell Labs:

 

https://www.allaboutbirds.org/the-best-plants-and-trees-to-plant-for-birds-a-starter-list/

 

Poisonous Plants of Virginia, as compiled by the Virginia Master Naturalists:

https://pubs.ext.vt.edu/content/dam/pubs_ext_vt_edu/CNRE/cnre-13/CNRE-21.pdf

 

Virginia Master Naturalists Homepage:

http://www.virginiamasternaturalist.org/

 

 Hampton Roads Gardening Calendar:

https://pilotonline.com/app/media/content/hamptonroads/2008/03/GardeningCalendar.pdf

Virginia Cooperative Extension: Horticultural Link:

A wealth of information for your yard! Everything you would love to know about gardens, trees, compost and more!

http://pubs.ext.vt.edu/tags.resource.html/pubs_ext_vt_edu:department/environmental-horticulture

How to attract Butterflies, Birds & Hummingbirds, Virginia Cooperative Extension 

A great PDF about plantings, houses and water sources to make your yard a native oasis!

https://www.pubs.ext.vt.edu/content/dam/pubs_ext_vt_edu/HORT/HORT-59/HORT-59-PDF.pdf

Gardening for Bees!

Help our pollinators by choosing some of these wonderful plants in your next garden!

https://www.pubs.ext.vt.edu/content/dam/pubs_ext_vt_edu/3104/3104-1541/3104-1541_pdf.pdf