Eco-Friendly Plants To Look Out For In New England
We've been talking a lot about how to be earth conscious in your garden. If you haven't read it yet, head on over to our post about how you can start an earth-friendly lawn of your own!
Transitioning to a sustainable environment is one of the main differences between Bourne Green Horticulture and other landscaping companies. One of the things our team keeps in mind when designing new landscapes, reviewing an existing property, or providing a new estimate is to identify what native plants will naturally thrive in the environment being assessed.
There are many plants that are native to New England, so our team put together a list of some favorite perennials for your garden!
NEW ENGLAND NATIVE PERENNIALS-
1. Black-eyed Susan (Rudbeckia hirta)
2. Coneflower (Echinacea purpurea)
3. Joe-Pye weed (Eutrochium purpureum)
4. Goldenrod (Solidago spp.)
5. New England aster (Symphyotrichum novae-angliae)
6. Bee balm (Monarda fistulosa)
7. Swamp milkweed (Asclepias incarnata)
8. Wild columbine (Aquilegia canadensis)
9. Wild ginger (Asarum canadense)
10. Foamflower (Tiarella cordifolia)
11. Blue flag iris (Iris versicolor)
12. Wild geranium (Geranium maculatum)
13. Virginia bluebells (Mertensia virginica)
14. Wild lupine (Lupinus perennis)
15. Bloodroot (Sanguinaria canadensis)
These plants are adapted to the climate and soil of the region, making them well-suited for the local ecosystem. They also serve as important food sources and habitats for wildlife in the area. Looking to become eco-friendly in your yard? For a free estimate of your property fill out the form HERE