Tuesday, September 18, 2012

female ruby-throated hummingbird and cardinal flower. photo by Larry Master, www.masterimages.org

Ruby-throated Hummingbird (Archilochus colubris) – female & Cardinal flower (Lobelia cardinalis)


Emily DeBolt owns Fiddlehead Creek Native Plant Nursery in Hartford, NY (just outside the blue line in Washington County), which specializes in native plants for sustainable landscapes. She has years of experience working with natives as alternatives to invasives, as well as natives for rain gardens, pollinator gardens, shoreline buffers, and more. Emily has her bachelor's degree from Cornell University and master's degree from SUNY-ESF. She is a Certified Nursery Landscape Professional and was selected as the 2012 recipient of the New York Native Plant Conservationist of the Year by the New York Flora Association. Emily and her husband Chris started Fiddlehead Creek in 2009 because of her love for native plants and her desire to make them more available in everyday landscapes.




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  1. Anne Todd says:

    What an absolutely exquisite image.

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