gardening

Native plants can help turn your yard into a nature preserve

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...

www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2018/03/17/native-plants-turn-yard-into-nature-preserve

Why Native Plants Are the Better Choice for a Changing World

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.

http://naturechange.org/2018/03/15/why-native-plants-are-the-better