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Container Plantings

If you don’t have outdoor space for a garden, you can still help pollinators by planting native plants in pots on your balcony or porch. Native container plantings can thrive for years with proper care. For more information on native plants and other projects, check out the Resilient Yards Online Learning Series.

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Fall: A Great Time for Native Planting

Cooler mornings, yellow-tinged leaves—the first signs of fall are in the air. As summer’s blooms begin to wane and the warm hues of goldenrods and grasses take their place, it…  Read More

Pollinator Meadows

Pollinator Meadows are expansive areas full of a diversity of native plants, much like the original prairie that covered the Great Plains. Pollinator meadows are the most beneficial choice for supporting as many pollinators as possible, so if you have the time and space to create a pollinator meadow, go for it! The easiest way…

Pocket Plantings

Pocket Plantings are a great way to introduce biodiversity in your yard. Starting small makes the project more manageable. It’s also easier to care for your garden as it establishes.…  Read More

FAQS about the 2015 Transfer

Blue Thumb Update On May 27, 2015, the RCWD Board of Managers approved the Blue Thumb license and transfer agreement. The agreement begins with a two-year license period under which…  Read More

Shoreline Stabilization

Shoreline Stabilization Is your lakeshore eroding, unsightly or attracting too many geese? Does your lake water turn green each summer? Restoring your shoreline with native plants protects your shore and promotes clean water in our lakes. The roots of native plants filter and absorb polluted runoff and excess nutrients before they enter the water. What’s…