SOME GREAT READING from Cornell Cooperative Extension
When mulching around the foundation of your house, make sure to leave a 6 inch gap between the mulch and the brick or mortar foundation. If not you will be providing a perfect environment for mice to hide and borrow a direct line into your house!
The Native Plant Center annually selects plants to to promote the use of Native Plants by home gardeners, nurseries, garden centers, landscapers and municipalities. Here are this year's choices.