From Backyard to Bay: The Impact of Planting Native Plants - 7/1/14 | WYPR

From Backyard to Bay: The Impact of Planting Native Plants - 7/1/14

Jul 1, 2014

The colorful Black-Eyed Susan and the sweet-smelling magnolia are just two of the many stunning flowers and trees native to the Chesapeake Bay region.

As if their beauty wasn’t enough of a reason to add them to your backyard, these iconic plants also offer plenty of perks—both for you and the Bay. Here today to share their many benefits with us is Suzanne Etgen, coordinator at the Anne Arundel Watershed Stewards Academy.