You have a lot of options when buying the plants perfect for your landscaping project, but it’s important to be sure that you’re choosing plants that not only look great in your yard, but also are best suited to your environment. Understanding what grows in your own back yard, is the perfect way to decide what to add in your own back yard. This is why it’s important to buy local.
So, why buy North Carolina-grown plants?
Better for your home landscape
North Carolina-grown plants are better adapted to local climate, because they were grown right here!
North Carolina growers responsibly select plants best suited for North Carolina home landscapes.
Locally grown plants are potentially healthier, because they spend less time in the stressful shipping environment. Healthier plants mean longer-lasting landscapes!
Better for the environment
Plants grown in North Carolina are not trucked across the country, reducing emissions of greenhouse gases and conserving natural resources.
With North Carolina grown plants, less “foreign” pests are being introduced to your landscape, which means less threat to the health of your plants! When you buy local, it helps decrease greenhouse gas emissions, and decreases foreign threats to our homegrown plants.
Better for the community
Buying local plants boosts the local NC economy with revenue, jobs, related commerce and tax revenue.