Natural Garden Natives News & Events

Enjoy this collection of articles from previous Native newsletters, including many articles from native expert Trish Beckjord.

Evolution of a Native Pond Planting

June 2024 by Christa Orum-Keller In 2023, The Landscape Contractor published an article highlighting native planting work in 2022 and 2023 around the pond by the Midwest Groundcovers’ offices; that article was also published through the Natural Garden Natives eNewsletter….

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Dealing With Drought By Native-scaping

May 2024 By Cameron McCauley With the spring season wrapping up it’s time to start preparing for summer plantings, and plan on how we can best accommodate our native species for use in the landscape. While we had a decent…

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Creating a Back Yard Native Meadow

by Christa Orum-Keller April 2024 While it seems that we have been planting native plants in ornamental ways for decades already, there are still many, for whom the practice is new, particularly in the context of landscape installation in residential…

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One Year Later – Evaluating the Pond Planting

Rooted Wisdom: Growing Native Plants with Enrique Rodriguez Enrique Rodriguez is the Production Foreman at Midwest Natural Garden. He has been with the Midwest Companies since 1999. This article was compiled from insights and production practices shared by Enrique. Last…

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Celebrating Pollinator Week

June 19-25, 2023 is Pollinator Week! In celebration of Pollinator Week, we took a walk around the Midwest Natural Garden with Enrique to get an up-close look at the four different Asclepias in our Natural Garden Natives® stock beds.

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