The Importance of Using Native Plants in Your Landscape

Gateway Garden Center is committed to helping you have a positive impact on the environment. What better way than to support the local fauna than by planting local flora? 

Native plants provide:

  • Food & Shelter for Wildlife
  • Beauty
  • And so much more!

Plants like Echinacea and native grasses that add gorgeous color and texture to the garden are an important food source for birds in the later months. Also combining plants that flower in spring like Amsonia and fall: Stockesia, Vernonia, and Solidagio will attract butterflies and other pollinators to your garden year round.  This year consider planting natives alongside other goregous perennials and annuals.