Ohio was one of the first states in the country with a law designating an entire month to native plants. Aside from their inherent value, the most important benefit of native plants is their support of native wildlife. Mammals, birds, and other animals benefit directly from native plants as well as from the insects that also feed on them. Native wildflowers provide an important source of nectar for bees, butterflies, and other pollinators. Many of these insects also pollinate food crops. For more resources and how you can celebrate, visit ohionativeplantmonth.org.
Native Plants - The Backbone of a Thriving Landscape
Selecting native plants as the backbone of a project can create a thriving, sustainable landscape that peacefully coexists with its environment. These plants are easy to please as long as they are planted in the right spot. Read more
Why Native Plants?
Ohio Native Plant Month is an annual celebration that raises awareness about Ohio's diverse native plant species and their importance in supporting local ecosystems. Native plants play a crucial role in maintaining healthy ecosystems and supporting biodiversity. Read more in the Buckeye Magazine