January 1, 2013
This past year, Ive realized how important it is to learn and teach others about the importance of our native plant community. There are only a few places to go for information, with very few actually teaching about it, but from fire protection to providing pollinators for our food system, native plants are important—really important. It is like having a “home base” that connects all the ecosystems, flora, fauna, soil, shade, water—it’s all connected.
One of the blogs I really enjoy, Native Plants and Wildlife Gardens, has many different writers with different perspectives, but who all share an appreciation for native plants. I want to share a recent article from the site:
Protect Native Plants with Education by Kevin Songer