Unfortunately some towns, villages, think if you don't present a lush green sterile front lawn, the property is being neglected and you will receive a summons. They fail to recognize someone’s passion for creating an oasis for birds and pollinators.
We need bill 322 in every state.
We should all try to blend into our landscapes and gardens a ratio of at least 70% native to 30% nonnative species. We can create an environment that will help flourish what should flourish!
- They Fought the Lawn. And the Lawn's Done. - NY Times Article
- Bill 322 - Real Property – Restrictions on Use – Low–Impact Landscaping
- National Wildlife Federation Native Plant Finder - To find a list of plants.