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  Native Plants Are The Foundation of a Landscape That Celebrates Pollinators. For healthy, thriving plants and the full ecological benefits that natives offer, choose plants that are best adapted to the growing conditions where they will be planted.

  Integrate Native Plants in Your LandscapeNative plants can be used in your landscape in many ways. You may want to include native plants as an addition to a more traditional landscape. A specific portion of your property could be converted to a native garden. Or you may decide that you want all of your land planted exclusively with natives.

  Native Plants are Hardier Than Non-nativesNative plants are locally adapted; they are hardy to our climate and at home in our soils. When the right plants are selected for your site conditions they are programmed to thrive, and, once established, will provide many years of beauty with reduced maintenance compared to traditional landscapes.

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What Are Plant Hardiness Zones?

Hardiness zones are geographical areas divided up by climate that can be used to determine where different plants will grow best. The map divides Wisconsin into 5 zones, based on the average annual minimum winter temperature. Each zone is, on average, 10 degrees warmer or colder in the winter than the zone next to it,

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