Webinar: Gardening for Clean Water
More questions on what to plant where? Contact Monroe Master Gardeners HERE.
Here’s a HANDY GUIDE on plants that like our climate.
Native plants need less fertilizer, use fewer pesticides, and they help insects pollinate. Because they don’t need as much water, these non-invasive plants help protect streams and wells, too.
In many ways, the plants’ natural adaptability to your garden means less work and expense for you!
We all know that native plants are the best garden choice — for lots of reasons, but especially for supporting pollinators such as bees and butterflies.
Read more about the advantages of native plants HERE
Click here for the BWA Native Plant Sale Plant Site Conditions Guide
Start planning your native garden now.
Design and build a rain garden
ATTACK INVASIVE PLANTS
Invasive, non-native plants crowd out the native plants that indigenous creatures rely on for food, breeding and nesting, shelter, shade and more. Some invasives are quite beautiful – but they throw nature’s balance out of kilter. Local streams have been particularly hard hit.The invaders, including Japanese Knotweed, multiflora rose, barberry and Purple Loosestrife, move quickly and can completely dominate a stream within just a few seasons. Read more.