Using native plants in landscapes provides numerous benefits from preserving the beauty of local areas to improving connectivity and environmental relationships at broad geographic scales. Although the interest in native plants has been increasing for years, how to incorporate natives into a residential landscape and what techniques can help ensure a successful planting are questions commonly expressed by our clients and customers.
This class will discuss some basic considerations critical to the effective use of native species in landscapes, and present different ways natives can be used to create habitat for birds, pollinators, and people. LOTS of photos of plants! Bring your notebooks and questions!