April Is Ohio Native Plant Month!
Include Native Plants in Your Landscaping & Create Habitat Connectivity
Pollinators and beneficial insects rely on native plants for food and shelter. Natives are also smart choices for low-maintenance landscaping. Since they are adapted to local conditions, pesticides, fertilizers and other amendments are rarely required once the plants are established.
For more information, check out any of these valuable resources:
|Riverview Native Plant Nursery in Northeast Indiana is a DNR licensed nursery and a good local source for native plants. www.riverviewnativenursery.com|
|The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center is a trusted source for information on native species. A searchable database provides lists of native plants that can be filtered for specific growing conditions and bloom times. wildflower.org/collections/OH|
|OPN (Ohio Prairie Nursery) provides online orders for native wildflowers, native grasses and native seed mixes: www.opnseed.com|
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