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What is YARDBIO?

Yardbio, short for backyard biodiversity, is a biodiverse garden consulting company that is managed by an adventurous naturalist and wildlife ecologist, Ros Johnson, PhD, whose education is in native bee ecology, and who has experience with native plants from the prairie wilds of the Midwest to swampy Florida, and the San Francisco Bay Area.  Yardbio’s vision is to add to the growing patchwork of native garden spaces in the Bay Area to help support local pollinators and wildlife one backyard at a time. We can help you support the natural diversity of the San Francisco peninsula and the Bay Area in your own backyard. Just give us a call for a consultation.

A solitary bee on  Rudbeckia  (black-eyed susan).

A solitary bee on Rudbeckia (black-eyed susan).

A green darner dragonfly nymph from a pond sample. They can eat small fish as larval ambush predators, and then catch and eat flies in the air as adult dragonflies.

A green darner dragonfly nymph from a pond sample. They can eat small fish as larval ambush predators, and then catch and eat flies in the air as adult dragonflies.