Plant This, Not That A guide to the benefits of growing native plants NOT invasive plants in Union County, New Jersey.
When selecting plants for the garden or yard, the major line of thought goes towards the ornamental appeal of the plant. Very little thought is paid to possible ecological consequences of introducing that plant into a new environment. Consequences like displacement, foreign diseases, and disproportionate competition are just some of the many outcomes of inadvertently planting an invasive plant species.
1,000 Rain Gardens is an initiative of your friends and neighbors in the 24 communities that make up the
Rahway River Watershed.
Building rain gardens is one way we
can all help create safer, cleaner,
more livable communities.