Attention to the situation of decline of wildlife, especially the population of native pollinators such as bees and butterflies, people with an interest in how they can help care for the remaining pollinators and even help meet population .
This led to a strong interest in native plants as an alternative in the landscape, yet many approaches we have changed the landscape design for the priority benefit design. Ultimately, the creation of the garden and the countryside, which is similar to an established local ecosystems are healthy, the ultimate goal, but it has plenty of space, time and money. So what’s a typical eco-conscious gardener living in an urban forest needs to be done?
Many gardeners who fell in love with the idea of a mini-meadow. Although not the original morning restored prairie gardens, it is always a good way to enjoy the beautiful healthy plants, the landscape and help the bees and butterflies (and an abundance of birds and other wildlife).
Mother prairie plants have been developed over hundreds of thousands of years in difficult conditions. You can download a wide range of coping with the weather – from drought, heavy rain, strong winds and high humidity. Prairie Gardens do well at foot of snow or cold and dry snow, no winter protection. The various plants bloom Prairie Plant Communities and go throughout the year, so something interesting always happens with seeds. And animals that can now provide coverage of this plant community in food for a year at home, making it very important to give up.
In the garden meadow design by Julie Farris, you can see how the even lines and modern materials and native plants rather large informal authorized plant meadow together. A mixture of flowering plants (often referred to as “forbs” when it comes to call meadows and pastures settings) and the skeleton grass makes for a beautiful and natural for your eternal decision. Best of all, once adopted, these plants are really carefree, if you start with good soil and mulch every fall with a natural mulch material to feed the soil. Every 3-4 years, which may be necessary to divide perennials, but divisions share with friends is a fun thing to do! Think of shrubs and trees, like Bush spices, Princeton Elm, Cottonwood Cottonwood Less and small trees such as native dogwood branch red and white flowering, if you have the space.
Some plants are ideal for a mini-prairie plants or small start of meadow, grass seed closed Cheyenne Prairie grass Panicum Sky Drop, little bunny grass Pennisetum, Panicum North, echinacea, goldenrod, the yarrow, daisies, Blue False Indigo, Agastache, Monarda and Heliopsis.