Greening a Garden with Native Plants

  • Location
    Arlington, Virginia
  • Status
  • Age Level
    Any Age

The Problem

Improve our environment by adding more plants that are native. Creating a better habitat for wildlife and pollinators.

Our Plan

Replace non-native plants with native plants to create a richer more sustainable green area. Increase amount of ground covered with native plantings.

Themes Addressed

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    Biodiversity Loss
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    Community Enhancement
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The Benefit

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Here is how the project went:

Still a work in progress

Through this project I/we learned:

A timeline is important for the different planting seasons.

What I/we might change:

Create a timeline.

My/our favorite part of this project was:

Working at a local native plant sale.

Some tips, tricks or fun facts about the project:

Talk to local gardeners.

About Roots & Shoots

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