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GLRPPR Sector Resource: Landscaping with Native Plants

Landscaping with Native Plants

This website explains the differences between native and non-native plants, and why landscaping with native plants is beneficial for both the individual and the environment. This site also provides advice and tips on how to begin landscaping with native plants on your own property, a list of plants that will attract birds and butterflies, case studies of natural landscaping in the Midwest, plant lists, and lists of resources for Illinois, Indiana, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio and Wisconsin.


US EPA Great Lakes National Program Office

Resource Type:
Fact sheet/checklist

Date of Publication:
Not Available

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GLRPPR is a member of the Pollution Prevention Resource Exchange, a national network of regional information centers: NEWMOA (Northeast), WRRC (Southeast), GLRPPR (Great Lakes), ZeroWasteNet (Southwest), P2RIC (Plains), Peaks to Prairies (Mountain), WSPPN (Pacific Southwest), PPRC (Northwest).


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