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Nature: What Is It Good For?

Nature: What Is It Good For? | Native Plants | Scoop.it
Protecting nature’s trove of knowledge about where we’ve come from, what we are now, and how we can deal with the challenges ahead – this is the best reason to take care of the natural world.
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Where Do You Get Your Trees? - Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens

Where Do You Get Your Trees? - Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens | Native Plants | Scoop.it
Arbor Day is a good time to think about plant provenance and buying local trees.
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Florida Native Plant Society Blog: Plant Profile: Opuntia stricta (Shell ...

Florida Native Plant Society Blog: Plant Profile: Opuntia stricta (Shell ... | Native Plants | Scoop.it
... main | skip to sidebar. Florida Native Plant Society Blog. Preserving, conserving, and restoring the native plants and native plant communities of Florida. ...
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Autumn Ramble

Autumn Ramble | Native Plants | Scoop.it
It is winter now, flowers & flowering shrubs are resting.. so there is time to look back & appreciate their last hurrah in autumn.

We are accustomed to admiring a plant's prime blooms, ...
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Back To Nature | My Garden Insider

Back To Nature | My Garden Insider | Native Plants | Scoop.it
'Back To Nature Gardening with Eco and Time Friendly Native Plants' By @gardendawn http://t.co/lLZGzy97...
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Falling for Favorite Natives-Part 2

Falling for Favorite Natives-Part 2 | Native Plants | Scoop.it

There are some tried and true natives in the list, and some unusual fall natives you may not have heard of or tried in your garden. All the suggestions are wildlife friendly.

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Plant This Not That: Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants

Plant This Not That: Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants | Native Plants | Scoop.it
"Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants" is an excellent book for gardeners who desire to use native plants instead of invasive plants.
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Native Plants for Connecticut Gardens

Native Plants for Connecticut Gardens | Native Plants | Scoop.it
Adding more native plants to your garden, regardless of whether you garden in Connecticut, Florida, Texas, California or somewhere in between, is a great way to make your garden more sustainable, ...
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TurfMagazine.com - The Need for Natives

TurfMagazine.com - The Need for Natives | Native Plants | Scoop.it

It will take even more time for the ground-breaking work of scientists like the University of Delaware’s Doug Tallamy to take root. The research of the UD professor and chair of the department of entomology and wildlife ecology repeatedly makes the indispensable connection between native plants and their impact on the environment and on the survival of local and migratory wildlife.

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Utah's San Rafael Swell is battleground in war on tamarisk - Salt Lake Tribune

Utah's San Rafael Swell is battleground in war on tamarisk - Salt Lake Tribune | Native Plants | Scoop.it
Utah's San Rafael Swell is battleground in war on tamariskSalt Lake TribuneThe exotic species can destroy habitat for native plants and animals. Eradicating tamarisk is an ongoing battle waged by state and federal agencies.
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NATIVE NEW ENGLAND WINTER COLOR

NATIVE NEW ENGLAND WINTER COLOR | Native Plants | Scoop.it
Follow Nature: Red, green, silver, and neutrals from native plants to perk up the winter garden for you and your wildlife, with design tips.
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Black Cherry

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Black Cherry is one of the most important native trees for wildlife...
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Native Plants for Beauty and Wildlife

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Native plants like blueberry and sourwood offer landscape beauty and wildlife value.
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Planning and Designing the Transition to a Native Landscape — Mundelein news, photos and events — TribLocal.com

Planning and Designing the Transition to a Native Landscape — Mundelein news, photos and events — TribLocal.com | Native Plants | Scoop.it
Join the Lake-to-Prairie Chapter of Wild Ones as we use pictures and a case study of a home in Kankakee, IL to take you through the steps of planning and designing the transition to a native landscape.Date: Tuesday, February 7,...
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Native Plants: Are they ornamental enough?? « Taylor Gardens

Native Plants: Are they ornamental enough?? « Taylor Gardens | Native Plants | Scoop.it
I propose that natives can be striking ornamental additions to the landscape, if we understand from the get-go that native plants in an ornamental landscape need to be treated as ornamentals. What does that mean?
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Plant Talk» Blog Archive » Breaking the Rules: Ecological Design ...

Plant Talk» Blog Archive » Breaking the Rules: Ecological Design ... | Native Plants | Scoop.it
Meet Larry Weaner, a nationally recognized leader in the natural landscape field whose work combines ecological restoration with traditions of fine garden design. ...
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Grassland volunteers enjoy 'best year yet' - SouthtownStar

Grassland volunteers enjoy 'best year yet' - SouthtownStar | Native Plants | Scoop.it
Grassland volunteers enjoy 'best year yet'SouthtownStarShe said many of the trees that have taken root in the area are nonindigenous and invasive to the natural plants, insects and other wildlife struggling to survive.
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Why go native?

Why go native? | Native Plants | Scoop.it
Why go native? To save water, to gain sustainability, to help wildlife, and to heal yourself and your own patch of ground.
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10 New Year’s Resolutions for the Gardener and Landscape Designer

10 New Year’s Resolutions for the Gardener and Landscape Designer | Native Plants | Scoop.it
 
Here is a list of the top 10 things we’d love everyone to do (or not do) in 2012 and the years ahead.  Read through our list and even if you can only try one of these New Year’s Resolution...
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U.S. Native Plants: Slow Growing Native Trees of Georgia

U.S. Native Plants: Slow Growing Native Trees of Georgia | Native Plants | Scoop.it
There are many landscapers who plant native trees so their yards will mature into an array of color and shade. However, some trees are typically slow growers and will take much longer to get to mature size than others.
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Raised beds, native plants, downsizing can add joy to gardening

Raised beds, native plants, downsizing can add joy to gardening | Native Plants | Scoop.it
If you're gardening more but enjoying it less, maybe it's time to add some labor-saving ideas to that list of New Year's resolutions.
Those can range from downsizing to mulching, from using native plants to switching to raised beds.
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$600,000 gift pledged to Lyon Arboretum

$600,000 gift pledged to Lyon Arboretum | Native Plants | Scoop.it
This project will develop significantly greater lab capacity and enhance the critical rescue and recovery work the Arboretum undertakes to protect and save the most rare of Hawaii's native plants.

 

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Use native plants to create the feel of a British garden

Use native plants to create the feel of a British garden | Native Plants | Scoop.it
Many gardeners dream of an English garden.
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It Must be Christmas: California Christmas Berry

It Must be Christmas: California Christmas Berry | Native Plants | Scoop.it

This time of year always brings fond memories for me. As a child, upon arrival at my grandparents’ house on Christmas day I would see a large wreath hung on the front door. The wreath was aromatic and made up of cedar, small pine cones and, of course, English holly. Or was it?

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Using Georgia Native Plants: Underused Native Trees

Using Georgia Native Plants: Underused Native Trees | Native Plants | Scoop.it

I’d like to spotlight some trees that don’t get used enough in the Georgia Piedmont area. I was helping someone recently put together a list of native trees that developers could use when choosing trees for a project that would require new trees - either for restoration or for landscaping a new area.

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Landscaping with Native Texas Plants | Belvedere | Texas Hill Country Land For Sale

Landscaping with Native Texas Plants http://t.co/bVF00psm for water conservation, protecting the environment and easy maintenance!
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