Project in progress
What is your wish for this project?
I want to raise awareness about the benefits of native plants to the environment and how they can be used in gardens to enhance any community. By starting a native plant butterfly and bee garden on campus, I hope to expand the project to most, if not all, of the planters and green space on campus. Native plants require less water and less upkeep, which will help reduce water usage and help save money....read more
How are you going to do it?
Our project will continue to help maintain our current native flower garden and help us expand from the small planter we currently use to the much bigger planter that it is next to. We have taken one small planter that had very poor dirt where nothing would grow and have added nutrients and native plants. Our native plants have thrived in this small planter and we have seen numerous bees, caterpillars, butterflies and hummingbirds in our little garden. We would like to add a bird bath and we ...read more