By CRAIG KLEIMEYER
A new wildflower garden in Forest Brook subdivision is attracting butterflies and hummingbirds.
“I’ve seen several species of butterflies already,” biologist and retired Samford University Professor Dr. William Howell said. “It’s working.”
The preserve, located along Shades Creek, features several species of wildflowers as well as mature oak and pine trees.
“It’s a cool get-away place right in the middle of Homewood,” Land Steward Rebekah Pine Parker said. “It’s not too far away, but you can see a great little ecosystem.” Continue reading