Although this fact sheet focuses on native plants in Illinois, the same facts are true regarding native landscaping regardless of your geographic location. Not only does native lansscaping provide beautiful colors throughout the seasons, they provide a great way to conserve water use at your home. Native landscaping uses less water and require no fertilization. Additionally, native plants can help reduce flooding and improve water quality as their deep roots take in more water and filter certain pollutants before they reach surface water. Download this simple fact sheet to learn more about the benefits of incorporating native plants into your landscape regardless of your location.
- how native plants help conserve water
- benefits of native plants
- myths about native plants