The challenges of urban gardening aren’t unique, just concentrated: lack of space and light, disturbed, degraded, and absent soils and habitats, inaccessibility of natural areas. Lessons and ideas from urban gardening can be employed in any garden, provide examples of how we can employ and enjoy native plants in our gardens, and the life they bring to them, and nurture and sustain our connections to the natural world.
Horticulture / Plants
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
1. Why wildlife needs native plants in urban settings.
2. Why people need native plants in urban settings.
3. How to select, source, and use native plants in urban settings.
Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve