GardenSMART Newsletter Signup
 
Visit our Sponsors!
Visit our Sponsors and win.
Share on Facebook

GardenSMART Player

Show #34/2908
Birthplace Of Ecological Restoration

Native Plants Can Provide Diversity And Beauty

Joe is amazed at what we've seen and learned today. The diversity and beauty is more than he expected. The message Susan would like all in our audience to take from this show is that everyone, if they're using appropriate regional plants and matching them up to a native type of site, be it sunny or shady, can end up with a really nice, interesting planting area. One can begin small. For example, start with a border, don't try to turn your whole yard into a native garden at first. Plant the appropriate plants, you'll find a lot of diversity, a lot of beauty, then a lot of animal life will appear, a habitat will develop. It's fun to work in these areas and one learns a lot while working in them. Joe reminds everyone that your local county extension agent and office should have plenty of information available about native plants. County extension agents are a great resource for this type of garden.

 


Back to 2012 Video List

   
 
FEATURED ARTICLE
GardenSMART Featured Article

By InstantHedge, Photographs courtesy of InstantHedge

We have a new sponsor - InstantHedge. InstantHedge is unique, they utilize precision agriculture techniques that make purchasing a clean looking, square hedge, that has typically required years of waiting and work, possible in a single day. Thank you InstantHedge for your support of GardenSMART. Underwriter dollars make GardenSMART possible. To read more about InstantHedge and an interesting article click here.


  Click here to sign up for our monthly NEWSLETTER packed with great articles and helpful tips for your home, garden and pets!  
   
   
 
   
Copyright © 1998-2012 GSPC. All Rights Reserved.