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Shelby Jackson Discusses Benefits Of Native Plants


August 5, 2019

Shelby Jackson

Many plants will grow well in western North Carolina, some too well.

It can be very easy to fill our garden with popular plants and some do well as landscape plants, such as peony or daylilies. But other landscape plants, such as Japanese barberry or Miscanthus, can be highly invasive. These plants are not native to this area and can in many cases to more harm than good in our garden and may not attract the birds and butterflies that we desire. The talk by Shelby Jackson of Carolina Native Nursery, on Aug. 13, will be an opportunity to hear about the benefits of native plants.

This talk...

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