Choose Native Plants When Landscaping to Help Promote Wildlife in Vermont

Choose Native Plants When Landscaping to Help Promote Wildlife
Choose Native Plants When Landscaping to Help Promote Wildlife
Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department
Vermont Fish and Wildlife Department

Vermont -(Ammoland.com)- Spring has finally arrived in Vermont, and gardeners and landscapers are eagerly breaking out their shovels in anticipation of the year's spring plantings.

Beyond the beauty new gardens provide, landscapers can make a big difference for wildlife with the plants they choose, according to Vermont Fish & Wildlife biologist Jon Kart.

“Fruit from these native plants is like health food to birds, providing them with a lot of nutrition,” said Kart.  “When you plant native alternatives, you give birds, bees and butterflies the food and habitat they need to survive.”

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