Gardeners everywhere walk the fine line between wanting native, hardy plants and that flashy new and improved variety that’s hot in the stores. It can be a hard choice when really we just want them all, even if we don’t know exactly where we’re going
If you’re looking for a sign to redo your garden, to add more plants to your landscape, or anything along those lines, then this is it. We’re telling you to use native plants!
They have it all: soft beauty, env
“The first blooms of spring always make my heart sing.” - S. Brown
Feed the bees and lend a hand to those early arriving beneficial insects this year by providing (or letting remain) their favorite early spring snacks to sustain them unt
If you have joined us for our other blogs within our Regional Series, you know the perks, advantages and reasons behind growing native plants or selections of native plants in a landscape
However, if this is your first rodeo, native plants hold
Welcome back to our ‘Regional Blog Series!’ We’ve highlighted the top 5 native plants for the South and then those for the West. Well North and Midwest, it is your time to shine!
Adding native plants to a landscape has been a must for a major
"Bugs are not going to inherit the earth. They own it now.
So we might as well make peace with the landlord."
- Thomas Eisner
Pest control comes
Plants that have adapted to the local climate and the conditions of the soil in areas of where they naturally occur are considered to be native. In a gardener's eyes, these plants are a goldmine!
With several advantages, including easier overall
For centuries before cities and suburbs began to develop, trees and other plants had been supporting local ecosystems’ key wildlife in many different ways. Be it shelter, a meal or even just some shade on a hot day, the abundance of plants on t
The Southeast United States is home to some beautiful places to visit. These locations are home some incredible native plants thriving with little recognition.
Today, we'll talk about five native plants from the Southeast
It’s Pollinator Week, so we have put together a special plant collection of wonderful pollinator-friendly natives and nativars for you. Our h