Native Plants



| November 1, 2023

Winterberry (‘Ilex verticillata’)

A deciduous holly with delightful berries! Why We Love It: Winterberries are native to North America and provide great aesthetic and wildlife value! Mid-summer blooms lead to berries in fall (with proper pollination) that last into winter. The berries are long-lasting; they do not immediately fall to the ground when ripe. Thus, a plethora of […]

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Tips & Tricks

| July 1, 2023

Attract Birds and Butterflies; Feed the Babies!

While it can be concerning to notice leaves eaten by caterpillars, there are many reasons to value caterpillars in your gardens. They are both the precursors to butterflies and a leading source of nutrition for baby birds. Today, I would like to focus on the young – how do we create environments conducive to them […]

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