Natural Garden Natives News & Events

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

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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Sowing Native Seeds

Sowing seeds at the Midwest Natural Garden is a process that has been refined through years of experience, reporting, and observation.

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