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Entries by Mark Hostetler from 10/2013

Snag! Why Keep That Dead Tree in Your Yard?

| Posted 10.03.2013 | Green

A "hard" outside with a soft inside is ideal for cavity-nesting birds. You can even "plant" a downed tree in the yard to provide a snag for species.

Native Landscaping vs. Exotic Landscaping: What Should You Do?

| Posted 10.21.2013 | Green

Certainly, non-natives do have their place (e.g., vegetable gardens, turfgrass for recreation, and exotic flowers for show), but the dominance of exotic vegetation is at the expense of our natural heritage. Alternatives do exist and people are increasingly interested in sustainable options.