A Lake County Master Gardener explains why native plants are so important to your ecosystem and your own lawn. Then she recommends native alternatives to popular non-native species.
Two more tips for any green thumbs out there:
1. Did you know that you can get free veggie, flower, and herb seeds from our Seed Library? Check out our collection the next time you visit our Main Branch. Borrow up to 15 packets of seeds per season.
2. You should also check out the special collection from Holden Forests & Gardens’ Corning Library available at our Main Branch. In addition to a gorgeous arboretum in Kirtland, Holden also has a spectacular collection of gardening, horticulture, environmental and botany books at Corning Library within its arboretum.
Dozens of Corning Library’s books are now available to borrow at our Main Branch. Thanks to a partnership between libraries, you can use your cards to check out books from this special collection. Our typical lending rules apply.