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Native Plants and the Habitats They Support, Fairfield, CT

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Name: Daphne Dixon


Bird and Butterfly Gardens

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About "Native Plants and the Habitats They Support"

Advantages of native plants:

add beauty to the landscape and preserve our natural heritage
provide food and habitat for native wildlife
serve as an important genetic resource for future food crops or other plant-derived products
help slow down the spread of fire by staying greener longer
decrease the amount of water needed for landscape maintenance
require very little long-term maintenance if they are properly planted and established
produce long root systems to hold soil in place
protect water quality by controlling soil erosion and moderating floods and droughts

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