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Native plants: Two books outline what to grow and how to grow it

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Posted on February 26, 2018 |
By Judith Irven



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Each fall three delightful native plants light up this corner of Judith’s garden: Black-eyed Susans (Rudbeckia fuldiga), New England Asters (Symphyotrichum novae-anglia), and Winterberries (Ilex verticillata).

DID YOU KNOW? Ilsley Public Library in Middlebury is acquiring all three books mentioned in this article on why and how to use native plants in our gardens.

 

We often hear of the importance of using native plants in our gardens.

First and foremost, native plants are extremely beneficial for the wider environment. In addition, since they are adapted to our climate, they should be easy to grow. And finally they help us create gardens with that elusive feeling of “belonging” in the wider landscape.

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