Monthly Archives: July 2020

And the Results are In

We choose what plants we grow based on a few things, some of those considerations are: Do we like them? Do you want them? Can we grow them? Will they grow well? Do we think you should be growing them? Can we make money growing and selling them? There are many reasons you may or […]

The Shape of Flowers

Attracting pollinators and beneficial insects is an often cited reason for planting native plants. Dwindling numbers of honey bees  and  monarchs makes the news and people want to help by planting the food they like – flowers! As we know there are more insects than honey bees and monarch butterflies and many of them face […]

Native (and other) Plants for Septic Drainfields

  Many landscapes featuring native plants the one glaring exception to the diversity in seasonal color, floral display and wildlife supported is the septic drainage field. This is often identified in the landscape as a closely trimmed mound of lawn grass. The reasons lawn grasses are used here are the same reasons they do not […]