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Frequently Asked Questions About Native Landscaping

 

Which plants deter deer or are deer resistant?

Shaw Nature Reserve Study - Deer Resistant Native Plants  - http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/Portals/0/Shaw%20Nature%20Reserve/PDFs/horticulture/Deer%20Resistant%20Native%20Plants.pdf

 

How can I encourage butterflies, hummingbirds, and other pollinators to visit my property?

Grow Native! - Help Native Pollinators in the Midwest - http://grownative.org/help-native-pollinators-in-the-midwest/

 

Why are plants like honeysuckle or other invasive species so bad?

Missouri Botanical Garden - Information on Invasive Bush Honeysuckle - http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/gardens-gardening/gardening-in-st.-louis/invasives/bush-honeysuckle.aspx

 

What are suitable alternatives to bush honeysuckle to provide a visual screen?

St. Louis Audubon Society - Bring Conservation Home Program - http://stlouisaudubon.org/conservation/BCH/index.php

 

How can I conserve water with my landscaping? / How can I control runoff?

Missouri Botanical Garden - Information on Rainscaping - http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/sustainability/sustainability/sustainable-living/at-home/rainscaping-guide.aspx

 

Further Resource

7th Annual Partners for Native Landscaping Workshop (Saturday, March 31 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)


St. Louis Audubon Society - http://www.stlouisaudubon.org/
Missouri Botanical Garden - http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/
Shaw Nature Reserve - http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/visit/family-of-attractions/shaw-nature-reserve.aspx
Missouri Department of Conservation - http://mdc.mo.gov/
Grow Native! - http://grownative.org/