Tuesday, April 05, 2011

Native insects native plants

This morning I read a couple of entries to a blog that brought home, once again, the importance of growing native plants in our gardens. While each years weather patterns may vary greatly there is much more likelyhood of the survival of early emerging insects if a community of native plants are available to be affected by the same weather pattern and emerge early as well.

As for the predator insects, they play an important part in a biologically diverse habitat.

Biodiversity in our garden as well as in the greater ecosystem provides the backup system for life itself.

Please read and see if you agree.

Pollinators: My bees and climate change

Pollinators: Death among the flowers

2 Comments:

Blogger PlantsofChicagoRegion said...

i agree 100%!

17/4/11 2:40 PM  
Blogger Gloria said...

Welcome. I checked out your blog. Good start, hope to see you adding often. Finding Chicago native plant bloggers is not easy.

18/4/11 1:27 PM  

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