Landscaping 101: Plants for Play and Learning

Playground naturalization, especially when employing hardy, native plants, can dramatically improve habitat conditions for local flora and fauna. Birds and butterflies are a welcome addition as they help animate playgrounds with color, movement, and birdsong. The National Learning Initiative is promoting the importance of the natural environment in the daily experience of all children. Read more from them about how to choose plants for play and learning and the role of plants in children’s environments.

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