Native Plants

Higbush Cranberry

October 15, 2017 lawanda Uncategorized

Highbush cranberry isn’t a true cranberry, although the berries are similar in both taste and appearance.  The Latin name is Viburnum opulus var. americanum, which is important to know if you buy plants for growing cranberries for your own consumption or to support wildlife. Highbush cranberries are multi-stemmed shrubs growing 10–15 feet tall and 10-12 […]


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Native Plants Shine in Autumn

September 3, 2017 lawanda Newspaper Columns

There are two times of year when native plants are at their best  early spring when the spring ephemerals cover the forest floor, and late summer/early fall when the prairie plants shine. Here is a quick review of what native plants are and why we should plant them.  Natives are those that were growing in […]


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