Improving Habitat and Ecological Restoration Through Landscaping
Ecology-minded people can think of many ways how they can improve and
restore any kind of habitat. Most gardeners always set up a well-
organized and well-maintained habitat for a balanced life cycle in their
1. Landscape a wildflower garden. Make a well-designed landscape that
creates a great coordination of colors. This will make the garden more
beautiful with little work to set up the design and can be created with
little expense. Wildflowers grow easily and they support the insects that
make them ovulate.
2. Utilize the wildflowers by maintaining the bioscape. The benefit is
that this is taking care of the insects. Birds that eat seeds like
quails, gold finches and doves find wildflowers attractive.
3. Make a bioscape that will provide food for birds and other seed
eating species. Always protect the nesting areas of the birds that have
laid eggs. Some species and insects find their food on fruit producing
plants. Look for plants that will bear fruits to sustain the supply of
food needed by these species.
4. The covering is important for the protection of the species present
in the habitat. This will prevent against predators from entering the
bioscape. Place a net on the nesting areas of the birds to protect the
eggs from warblers and thrashers.
5. Take care of the butterflies that make the garden more attractive
and decorative. Butterflies are a beautiful sight to watch when they flit
around the garden. It is not only the beauty they bring, but they
pollinate plants, which in turn helps in restore the cycle of life in the
6. Choose plants that can satisfy the needs of the garden. There are
plants that need sunlight and some that will not survive in a sunny spot.
Find a spot where plants can be exposed to 4 - 6 hours of direct
sunlight. The garden setting should make all the living species adapt
Provide water to moisten the soil. Most butterflies do not drink from
water containers. Instead, they drink from the moisture in the soil. Look
for a variety of plants that will attract different kinds of butterflies
that will beautify your bioscape. Lists of plants that butterflies like
are readily available.
7. These are recommended tips to provide balance and continuity
of life in a bioscape. The ecological restoration is very important in
preserving the beauty and life in a habitat.