Tag: native plants

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Break the Lawn Addiction

It is iconic. The American lawn: green, neatly cut and free of any plant but grass. No violets. No clover. Definitely no dandelions! It ranks right up there with motherhood, baseball and apple pie as a symbol of America. Think...

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Natural Mosquito Control

I read this great article about how native plants can help reduce mosquito populations by attracting more of the critters that eat them! I saw it on the blog for a company based in Idaho called Conservation Seeding & Restoration....

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Break Free from the Drone of the Lawnmower

Spring arrived late this year, and with it came the weekend drone of lawnmowers. Many an otherwise perfect Sunday afternoon nap has been shattered by a neighbor’s noisy grass trimming machine. And for what? To do it all over...

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