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Posts suitable for intermediate gardeners – the ones that know enough to be dangerous.

Why Choose Native Plants Instead of Non-Native Invasive Plants In Your Landscape

Why Choose Native Plants Instead of Non-Native Invasive Plants In Your Landscape

If your new to gardening, you may not even know what a native plant, a non-native plant or an invasive plant means! And, to be honest, I didn’t know either when I was new to gardening. While I’m not an expert on the topic, I believe that it’s important. That’s why I’ve educated myself to understand the differences. And, I hope to break this down for you in a simple way and also provide you some resources to continue your research and understanding of native vs. invasive plants. First lets just understand the difference between native, non-native and invasive plants on a very basic level. Native plants are plants that belong in the particular region that you live in. That means they grow there naturally,…