Stories tagged: native plants
Sun., May 28, 2017, 5:30 a.m.
Front & Center: Plants of the Wild supplies residential landscaping, reforestation
Kathy Hutton, manager of Tekoa-based Plants of the Wild, discusses how taking a minimum-wage job after college was a smart career move, her favorite native flower, and why people shouldn’t …
Wed., Feb. 22, 2017, 5:12 p.m.
Gardening: Edible native plants can thrive in home gardens
In recent years, interest has grown in foraging for native edible plants. Many of the plants we commonly see in the wild in the region have edible berries, leaves, flower …
Fri., Feb. 19, 2016, 8:04 p.m.
As city expands Drumheller Springs, tribes work to improve the North Side park
For countless years, Drumheller Springs was a popular spot for wayfarers, the only location with clean, fresh water between Spokane Falls and the confluence of the Spokane and Columbia rivers …
Wed., Feb. 3, 2016
Gardening: Native plants help pollinators thrive
“Pollinator Friendly Gardening” devotes whole chapters to what pollinator insects need to thrive in a garden: water, shelter and food. It also addresses the fact that gardens planted with native …
Tue., Aug. 18, 2015
Strategy to reseed burned land takes shape
BOISE – Even as fires ravage landscapes across the West, restoration crews already are on the ground amid the smoke, starting work on plans to reseed and rehabilitate the burned …
Thu., Feb. 21, 2013
Native plants can make garden wildflife-friendly
Any of us who have gardened for a while are familiar with the wild creatures that also enjoy our well-stocked gardens. OK, I know there are deer that drive us …
Sun., Aug. 12, 2012
Residents keep track of interaction with river
Huckleberries, venison and salmon. Bitterroot and willowbark.
Thu., April 14, 2011
Get native plants into your garden now
Now is the best time of year to plant native plants in your garden or into areas you want to naturalize. In general, native plants often come as very small …
Sun., Sept. 26, 2010
BLM in Idaho drafts invasive-weed rules
BOISE – U.S. Bureau of Land Management officials are proposing new rules in Idaho to battle invasive plants that they say are choking out native species. The spread of invasive …
Thu., Sept. 23, 2010
Help needed to tend native plants
About 25 volunteers are needed Saturday to help tend the native plant garden at the Idaho Panhandle National Forests’ Fernan office, 2502 E. Sherman Ave., Coeur d’Alene.