Native plants grow naturally in certain areas. Unique landscapes can be created with natural plants because of the many different colors, textures and forms. A benefit of using native plants is the way they adjust to different areas according to frost, climate, soil and amount of rainfall. They generally aren’t affected by most pests and diseases. After they begin to grow, native plants are easy to take care of because they need less water and fertilizer than other types of plants. These plants will flourish with only a little attention. The conditions of the landscaping area should be considered before you choose sizes and shapes.
Using native plants in your landscaping has many benefits because when they’re matched to your ecosystem, it makes them perfectly suited to the environment where they grow. They add beautiful color to large landscaping areas and increase the soils ability to accumulate water. Native plants help clean the air and reduce air pollution. They can also be used in a landscape area to attract wildlife. This can be done by layering plants to help them grow at different heights. Another benefit of using native plants in your landscaping area is it helps sustain native butterflies and native birds.