Last Minute Gift Idea: Think Native Woody Plants!
Stuck trying to find a last minute holiday gift? Why not give an easy gift that keeps on giving to your loved one and the environment?
A coupon for a native tree or shrub will do the trick! Make it simple by creating your own coupon on a holiday card: “Good for one native tree or shrub.”
In the spring, take your loved one to a local nursery and pick out a low-maintenance native tree or shrub that boosts the local ecosystem. You can even offer to plant it for your non-gardening family or friends.
For as little as $25 at many nurseries, you can buy a containerized native woody plant that can support beneficial insects, butterflies, and/or birds and other wildlife. Your loved one, and the local ecosystem will thank you!
Happy holidays from Kim Eierman at EcoBeneficial!
Photo: Bumble bee on Clethra alnifolia (Sweetspire)
Photo credit: Flickr_Dendroica cerulea
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