• Mohan Iyer

Why Native Plants Matter

by Mohan Iyer, Mississauga Master Gardener

All photos ©2020 Peeter Poldre


We all grow a variety of plants in our gardens and when well planned there will be plants in bloom throughout the spring, summer and fall. Have you ever wondered why there are more bees and insects on some flowering plants as compared to others or why the row of Eastern White Cedars has so many more insects than the non-native yew or burning bush?