rain garden http://wmub.org en The benefits of native plants http://wmub.org/post/benefits-native-plants <p>Monday was Earth Day, and one way to help preserve the landscape and soil is to maintain, and in some cases, resurrect, the native plants that once existed in all regions of the planet. A new book, <a href="http://www.amazon.com/Back-Eden-Landscaping-Native-Plants/dp/1939710006/ref=sr_1_7?tag=wvxuorg-20&amp;s=books&amp;ie=UTF8&amp;qid=1366653798&amp;sr=1-7&amp;keywords=back+to+eden"><strong>Back to Eden: Landscaping with Native Plants</strong></a> provides information and instruction on starting a native plant garden, how to make a rain garden, dealing with pests and how to avoid using fertilizers. The author, <strong>Dr. Frank Porter</strong>, joins Mark Perzel on the phone to discuss the many benefits of using native plants.</p><p> Fri, 26 Apr 2013 05:31:15 +0000 Mark Perzel 11780 at http://wmub.org The benefits of native plants