“Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants”

“Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants”

51LGq1Y-SEL._SX331_BO1,204,203,200_Book Review:  “Native Alternatives to Invasive Plants”

Brooklyn Botanic Garden Guides For a Greener Planet

I received this book as a gift and I recommend it for anyone who wants to start adding native plants to their yard or landscape. It shows the top invasive plants which are commonly sold at nurseries and then gives a few native alternatives for each. The photographs are well done and most importantly the size and planting requirements are given in an “at a glance” format.

Here is one place where you can order the book:

http://www.amazon.com/Native-Alternatives-Invasive-Plants-Greener/dp/1889538779

If you’re looking for a quick resource you can use right now Bowman’s Hill has one of the best on line resources on what are invasive plants and what you can do about them.

Don’t forget to check out our plant page at the Arboretum!

PYGKlogoFacebookPaula Ziegler is a local resident who has a concern for the fate of bees, butterflies and all wildlife which inspires her to find solutions to creating wildlife habitat gardens that fit into the look of the neighborhood.  Her hope is that you enjoy her blogs and perhaps start a wildlife garden of your own!  Learn more about Paula at https://www.facebook.com/paulayourgardenkeeper

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