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Native plants are plants indigenous to a given area in geologic time. This includes plants that have developed, occur naturally, or existed for many years in an area. An ecosystem consists of interactions of plants, animals, and microorganisms with their physical (such as soil conditions and processes) and climatic conditions. Native plants form plant communities and biological interactions with specific flora, fauna, fungi, and other organisms.

Establishing native plants in your garden or landscape usually requires every bit as much work as establishing non-native species. However, once your native plants are established, you will see not only savings in time, energy and money, but also an aesthetic sense of place only regional native plants can provide. Native plants use less resources and provide a unique sense of place.

Let us follow Planting in a Post-Wild World into a future where humans respectfully manage landscapes for our . This book will help the gardener appreciate and discover the beauty of native plants as well as learn how to create a native plant garden that benefits our pollinators.

Let us follow Planting in a Post-Wild World into a future where humans respectfully manage landscapes for our comfort, our quality of life, and our very existence, while acknowledging (in our treatment of them) the inherent value of these living communities. Every once in a while a book comes along that can truly be called a ‘game-changer’ and sets people buzzing. 2 people found this helpful.

Why Native Plants Matter. Restoring native plant habitat is vital to preserving biodiversity. By creating a native plant garden, each patch of habitat becomes part of a collective effort to nurture and sustain the living landscape for birds and other animals

Why Native Plants Matter. By creating a native plant garden, each patch of habitat becomes part of a collective effort to nurture and sustain the living landscape for birds and other animals. Over the past century, urbanization has taken intact, ecologically productive land and fragmented and transformed it with lawns and exotic ornamental plants.

For more information about native plant communities, native plant species, and . Native plant communities are vital components of ecosystems. 1) It takes time for native plants to get established.

Native plant communities are vital components of ecosystems. It’s important to know from the outset that it may take a few years for native plantings to look attractive. Prairie plants need a few years to establish strong roots.

Plant communities in abiotically stressful, or 'harsh,' habitats have been reported to be less invaded by non-native species than those in more moderate habitats.

Once the plants are established they will require little else. First, conserve existing native vegetation and plant communities. Minimize habitat disturbance.

A native plant is one which occurred within this region before colonization by Europeans. Once the plants are established they will require little else. Maintaining Native Biodiversity: Native plants experience multiple threats such as habitat conversion, invasion of exotic species, deer herbivory, pollution, and over collecting. By using native plant species you can help to maintain the native biodiversity of Pennsylvania.