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Get Started with Natives
About Native Plants
In both gardens and natural areas, native plants support biodiversity and play an important role in healthy soil and clean water.
Choosing Your Plants: Growing Conditions
Choosing native plants that are compatible with your soil can make a difference ...
Native Range & Hardiness Zone
Looking for plants that are indigeneous to your area? Use the “Native Range” filter when you are browsing plants on our website.
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Planting Guides
When to Plant
Hardy perennial plants can be planted just about any time, from spring thru fall. Here’s a small chart outlining some of the main pros and cons of spring and fall planting times.
Quick Guide: Preparing & Planting Your Garden
When creating a new garden there are a couple of different ways you can prepare the site ...
Native Range & Hardiness Zone
Looking for plants that are indigeneous to your area? Use the “Native Range” filter when you are browsing plants on our website.
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Habitat & Biodiversity
Underplanting for Life Cycle Completion
If your yard includes native trees and shrubs there are landscaping steps you can take to increase their ecological role, and impact local biodiversity …
Planting for Pollinators
The best way to support pollinators is with a variety of flowering native plants, offering nectar and pollen throughout the growing season...
Host Plants for Butterflies & Moths
Critically important to the life cycle of many butterflies and moths, native plants are preferred both as host plants for caterpillars and as nectar for adult butterflies and moths …
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Seeds & Seed Mixes
About Native Seed Mixes
Seed mixes are an economical choice for areas of 1000 square feet or more. A seed mix installation takes at about three years to fully mature ...
Choosing a Seed Mix for Your Site
It is important to determine the general soil type and soil moisture for each area that you intend to plant, in order to select the seed mix(es) that are best for your site conditions
When to Seed
A fall seeding over-winters on a natural schedule and emerges in spring when conditions are right...
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Consulting Services
Native Landscape Consulting Services
Transitioning your land into a native landscape is an important undertaking. An on-site consultation addresses your specific challenges and goals with a comprehensive plan that will help you avoid any missteps along the way.
Neil Diboll, Consulting Ecologist
Neil’s consulting work is informed by more than 40 years of research and work in the establishment of native seed mixes...
Consulting Gallery
Consulting projects: Land transformations and native seed mix installations.
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No Mow Resources
About No Mow Lawn
No Mow is a drought tolerant, low maintenance, eco-lawn that forms a soft green carpet of grass in full sun or partial shade...
No Mow Planting Zones, Conditions & Seeding Rates
The cool-season grasses in No Mow are recommended for planting in areas approximately 37 degrees North latitude and higher...
No Mow Lawn Seeding Instructions
No Mow is a cool-season grass blend and fall is typically the best time to sow...
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