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5 notes for using native plants in your gardens & landscaping

Listen, we all love tulips. But you can create problems when you fill your gardens and yards with non-native plants. You: decrease space for native plants. drive out native animal species, especially pollinators like birds, bees, and butterflies. make gardening … Continue reading

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Get the buzz on native Ohio plants and pollinators

About a third of the food we eat depends on pollinators like birds, bees, or butterflies. And those food sources are becoming more precarious, because pollinator populations are plunging worldwide. You can learn about native Ohio plants and pollinators (and what … Continue reading

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Start your garden this winter

If you have a window in your kitchen, it’s not too soon to begin gardening this year. You can grow herbs and even some vegetables on your windowsill and move them outside if and when you’d like. And we’ve already … Continue reading

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Learn how to make a rain garden

Hey green thumbs, do you have one dip in your yard that stays way too moist? Use it to make a rain garden! Learn how you can make a cozy home for native perennial plants that love to keep their … Continue reading

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Help Monarch butterflies by saving milkweed pods

The Monarch butterfly is in trouble. Each year, fewer of the species survive its storied migration from our neighborhood to their winter home in southern California and Mexico. Experts are concerned that, if the trend isn’t reversed, the species may become … Continue reading

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