Wed 12 Aug 2015
Places to think about for these plantings – Anywhere that you have large expanses of grass that is mowed – think BIG: Home Owner Association (HOA) Common areas that are mowed, Business landscaping where you have large areas of grass that is mowed, Church surroundings where the grass is mowed.
Turn mowed areas into diverse habitats that are rich for pollinators and other wildlife and help Bring Back the Monarchs! We can do it!! These free milkweed plants make it easy to jump in and get a project started! Plus – you’ll save money by eliminating mowing costs!
Information for applying for these free plugs can be found at:
You’ll want to include other native wildflowers in addition to the milkweed plants (goldenrods, asters, joe pye weed, and more). Businesses can order these plants at wholesale at a couple of places in our region. For those in Loudoun/northern VA area – we’re happy to advise on plant sources and species. Contact us if you have questions