Promoting the Use of Native Plant Species in the Home Landscape

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Butterfly Puddle Pans/Pools

Flowering plants supply nectar for butterflies and larval host plant leaves provide food for very hungry caterpillars. Including these plants in your landscape creates habitat. Additionally, butterflies can be supported in our landscapes with a Puddle Pan/Pool. The purpose of a Puddle Pan is to provide needed nutrients and water… Read More »

Lawn Care

The problem with turf grass is that it is non-native to our region, has shallow roots, requires frequent watering during dry spells, has difficulty competing with broad-leaf weeds, and is often treated with chemicals harmful to our environment. The benefit of a lawn is that it can be walked on.… Read More »

Welcome to Plant it Wild

Welcome to the Plant it Wild Blog!! Our Mission The mission of PLANT IT WILD is to foster greater awareness and appreciation of the fragile natural environment of our region. Through direct efforts we work to preserve, protect, and promote the natural beauty of the area and its plant communities. Our… Read More »