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We are excited to announce our Quick Native Alternative Guide for backyard invasives species. These "Pinder" profiles reveal information for you to determine if these plants are a proper fit for your landscape. It is time to start looking at the red and green flags of these plants, but don't wind up with a backyard with ornamental invasives. Click on the profiles that catch your interest to learn more. At the bottom of the bottom of the page there is a list of greenhouses that you can contact to buy these plants.
So why is it important to plant Native specie in you landscape?
1. In the long run native species require typically require less maintenance, water, and fertilizer.
2. Attract native pollinating species, and provide a food sources for wildlife.
3. Most native plants decrease erosion of soil, and maintain a healthy soil microbiome.
4. Native plants also come in several different shapes, and bloom beautiful flowers at different time of the growing season.
Local Native Plant Distributors:
Flowerland: 1511 S Stephenson Ave, Iron Mountain, MI 49801
Chenier's Greenhouse: 4458 20th Rd, Gladstone, MI 49837
Dickinson Conservation District Annual Tree/Plant Sale: 420 N Hooper St, Kingsford, MI 498)
Additional Information on Native Alternatives:
Landscape Alternatives Galleries: WIGL. This provides general information to describe the purpose and how to manage landscape invasive species.
Invasive Landscape Alternatives: MIPN. This link provides information on troublesome landscape alternatives.
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