Tag «native plants»

Q&A with Rebecca

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Rebecca, our landscape designer, responds to some commonly asked questions about landscaping. Q. What’s trending right now in the landscaping world? A. We’re seeing a lot of great trends right now: Sustainable, environmentally friendly landscaping Planting native plants for more sustainable gardens that require fewer resources and that provide sustenance for pollinators such as bees …

Milkweed for Monarchs

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Monarch butterfly populations are rapidly declining due to drought conditions, increased insecticide and herbicide use, overwhelming habitat loss, and the steep decrease in milkweed plants.  Monarch butterflies are beautiful and important participants in pollinating plants in our ecosystem. However, their population has declined 90 percent over the last twenty years. Female monarchs rely on milkweed …