Chesapeake Bay Beat & Environment

Filling your garden with native Maryland plants could save you time, money and the environment

Upper Marlboro, Md. – What if there was a way to have a beautiful garden filled with plants and flowers that don’t require expensive or fancy fertilizers, are low maintenance and help save the environment? As spring begins and residents prepare to fill their gardens with plants and flowers, it may be helpful to know the power of Maryland’s native plants.