Photo courtesy of Forest Preserve District of DuPage County
Go native this Spring and reap such delightful rewards as the hummingbirds, honey bees and butterflies that will dally awhile in your garden. Here are just a few of the ways you can learn the benefits of native planting during April.
All About Plants: Fullersburg Woods, April 7 — tips and tricks for planting natives.
Wild Suburbia: Willowbrook Wildlife Center, April 13 — use native plants to attract pollinators and wildlife.
Climate Change and Habitat Restoration: Mayslake Peabody Estate, April 16 — learn how we all can help natural areas adapt to drier or wetter climates.
For Birds, Bees and You: Fullersburg Woods, April 27 — create a low maintenance, resource-conserving backyard landscape that benefits wildlife and you.
Looking ahead to May plantings, don’t miss the popular Native Plant Sale held at Mayslake Peabody Estate on May 10 – 11. Most plants originate from seeds collected within 100 miles of DuPage County, including eight new plant species.Edit Module