Three years ago Ms. Barringer replaced the lawn in front of her house with native plants. The lawn used to extend from the street to the stone wall. She planted tiny plugs of native plants and began to see many, many “great bugs!” Her pictures show Joe Pye Weed and New York Iron Weed thisRead More
I pledge to take care of my yard without synthetic pesticides, weedkillers and fertilizers except on rare occasions to resolve an infestation or to improve habitat for native plants and wildlife. I also pledge not to throw pharmaceuticals or chemicals down my drains or toilets.