Native plants are an affordable way to improve your property, but they also offer many other benefits. Some of the species are edible and can reduce the amount of money you spend on food. Native varieties are also resistant to local pests because they developed in your area. These plants tend to require little maintenance to keep them in good health, unlike the vast majority of imported plants. Most native plants help the soil to retain water, which is helpful in places that are prone to drought. A great way to start a garden full of resilient beauties is to visit a nursery that specializes in native plants. If you find a well stocked nursery, they will have many local varieties for you to choose from.
If you don’t want to go through all of the research need to find the best native plants, consider hiring an environmental aware landscaping company. The right service should have professionals that are experienced with many types of local plants. Enhanced Landscape Management is available to help in the Thousand Oaks area any time you want to add new plants to your home landscape. Replacing resource hogging annuals and ornamentals with native options will enrich your entire property.