Blooms Not Booms!

Katy Tanis

Jersey Shore, NJ, US


Fireworks can be devastating for wildlife, pets, and some humans. Here are some beautiful native flowers that last way longer than fireworks.

Fireworks disorient and disturb bees.
Flowers feed the bees.

Fireworks can cause mass deaths in birds.
Flowers feed caterpillars which feed baby birds.

Fireworks can cause wildlife to abandon their nests.
Flowers provide nesting materials and food for wildlife.

Fireworks pollute waterways.
Native flowers reduce water pollution.

Salli S. Swindell

Hudson, OH, US

Katy this is wonderful! I love your message and your illustration. I agree with you 100%. Blooms not Booms. This really needs to be a campaign! Thank you.