Natural landscapes utilizing the plants that have evolved in our region require less water and fewer chemicals. Native plants are resistant to pests and diseases but attractive to birds, butterflies and beneficial wildlife, and they help to reduce erosion and protect water quality.
Most years, March and April are prime months for regional native plant sales, but due to COVID-19 many of these sales were cancelled or postponed in 2020 and 2021. However, early spring remains a great time to plant and there are still several resources and opportunities available to anyone looking to turn their yard into a beautiful, natural oasis:
Dig even deeper into ways to help keep our water clean in your yard and neighborhood by exploring our Community Resources.