Question

I want to XERISCAPE instead of use lawn. How do I get information about native plants in my area?

Asked by Cynthia
Springfield, VA

Native plants can include grasses and other ground cover which can tolerate the temperature of my area.

Answer

Sean Lintow Sr

Answered by Sean Lintow Sr

Naperville, IL

SLS Construction & Building Solutions

February 5, 2013

No matter one's location the first place I recommend looking is your local "cooperative extension" which partner with local universities, etc. For Virginia yours would be http://www.offices.ext.vt.edu/arlington/

Your next stop after that would be find a reputable nursery with knowledgeable staff. They should be able to further refine your plans.

 

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