With the annual Illinois Indigenous Plants Symposium scheduled for this Friday through Sunday at John A. Logan College, WSIU Radio visits with two experts on the benefits of using indigenous, or native plants in our yards.
To learn more about native plants visit: https://www.nrcs.usda.gov/wps/portal/nrcs/detail/il/plantsanimals/?cid=nrcs141p2_030715
To learn more about Green Earth, go to: http://www.greenearthinc.org/
If you would like to know about the non-profit group the Illinois Native Plant Society, which has several chapters in Illinois, visit: http://www.ill-inps.org/
To get more information about the events taking place at this year's Illinois Indigenous Plants Symposium, visit: http://www.ill-inps.org/2017symposium/