The Plant Native

If I stop using pesticides, will bugs eat all my plants?

Native plants = good bugs (that eat bad bugs)

🐞 ❤️ A love letter to ladybugs 🐞 ❤️

Pollinators are not the only awesome bugs native plants attract. Native plants also attract beautiful and bad-ass bugs like ladybugs. While ladybugs don’t bite people, they do chow down on the bad bugs that ruin our gardens—like aphids.

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Save yourself hours of time
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Native Host Plants for Butterflies

Help the butterflies!
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What is a cultivar?

And why does it matter?
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Azalea

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Mountain Laurel

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Redbud

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Rhododendron