We hope you all had a great Easter weekend! Here is another article about gardening with native plants. In it Missy Henriksen, vice president of public affairs for the American Association of Landscape Professionals points out that plants are actually proven to have mental health benefits, to reduce stress and improve attention and memory...
Jay Kerby, a rangeland ecologist for The Nature Conservancy in Oregon, talks about the role of cheatgrass in recent wildfire outbreaks in:
This article by Emily Cook outlines how plants native are best used for landscaping around our buildings and filling our gardens with colorful, butterfly friendly flowers. Cook is the Outreach Specialist for the Northwest Michigan Invasive Species Network.
Today we're celebrating the Alberta Native Plant Council's 30th Anniversary Year at the Devon Golf and Conference Centre. We will also be selling our new native seed packs. Be sure to check us out and chat about the upcoming field season! You can learn more at: