It's best to purchase wildflower seeds and plants from nurseries that specialize in natives.
Deep-rooted native plants can absorb many inches of rain per day, dramatically reducing run-off into streets.
Adult butterflies linger in our gardens longer when we have the types of plants on which they can lay their eggs.
Pretty and striped, Monarch caterpillars eat various species of milkweed, so plant lots of it to entice this butterfly to your garden.
Black haw is native to woods and stream banks from Connecticut to Wisconsin and south to Texas and Georgia.
Different species of caterpillars have specific plants or plant families they need for their food.
Gardens honoring St. Francis are full of color, sound, scent and movement, and birds and butterflies abound.
Flowering deciduous shrubs are good investments for gardeners who want continuous bloom across the growing seasons.