Monthly Archives: April 2019

Plant for Skippers on Earth Day

Native skipper butterflies are threatened and endangered in many states across the U.S. The Poweshiek skipperling, Dakota and Ottoe skipper larva feed on switchgrass and their butterflies feed on black-eyed Susan. Planting these two perennials in your garden this summer … Continue reading

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Urban green infrastructure often means grasses and sedges

Detroit is making headlines with its new green infrastructure plantings, many of which include grasses and sedges. Methodist Hospital and the Minnehaha Creek Watershed District just west of Minneapolis collaborated to make an amazing community transformation. See before and after aerial … Continue reading

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