Wetlands, prairies, rain gardens and green roofs can help reduce flooding in big and small ways.
The native plants in front of Moss HQ attract butterflies (and curious neighborhood children). Here’s why we love growing them!
Our second garden update of the season takes place at the moss office garden, awash with plants native to Illinois and thus requiring little water or maintenance. Two patches out front are filled with native hummingbird and butterfly attracting plants, most of which are from the University of Illinois Extension.
It’s that time again! Lots of lovely spring and summer produce is slowly revealing itself to sunnier days. The moss loft is flanked by a variety of plants native to Illinois. Why native plants instead of turf? Of the 26 billion gallons of water consumed daily in the United States, approximately 7.8 billion gallons is…
Lakeview Area Master Plan (LAMP) research revealed a need for more public space. Our suggestion: the LowLine native planting and path under the Brown Line.