Eco Friendly/Green Landscaping - Knowledgebase Question

Pottstown, Pe
Question by cbeiderman
October 29, 2009
Hi, I live in a suburban area northwest of Philadelphia and I would like to landscape with more eco friendly plants that are native to the region and/or require less tending and water. Our yard is only around 1/2 to 3/4 of an acre with very little shade. Also, the soil is really full of shale. Our lawn is doing pretty well due to spending a lot of money to buy orgaic fertilizer (and a bit of

Answer from NGA
October 29, 2009


I applaud your effort to grow eco-friendly plants! There are about a hundred to choose from for your sunny landscape. Here's a list of Pennsylvania natives to consider:

You may need to copy and paste the address into your browser's window. The descriptions and growing requirements are included in the following list: so have fun going through the list! Hope you find just the right plants for your landscape.

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