Native plants in the landscape
Landscaping has a major impact on the natural resources a building uses. This site incorporates landscape materials that are easier on the environment, restoring natural ecological functions and reducing the effect on surrounding natural resources. Native and adaptive plants:
- Require less maintenance.
- Are best suited to provide food and cover for native plants.
- Require less water, fertilizer and pesticides since they are well-suited to the
Plants with similar water needs are grouped to conserve water. Plants located close to the waterway are tolerant of saltwater spray.