Using native plants
and sustainable
landscaping
methods to improve
water quality and
wildlife habitat while
beautify...
Before picture- front of house
1
Wrong plant selection, water issues
2
Decreasing maintenance while adding curb appeal
3
Water issues, poor plant selection, bad landscaping
4
Controlled water pathways, plants as filters
5
One year later
6
Water, water everywhere
7
Give it all a place to go
8
Non-sustainable Northern Virginia
9
Storm water management?
10
High maintenance landscaping
11
Water, water everywhere? Even in the streets?
12
The dangers of exotic invasives
13
The seeds of destruction
14
Escaping cultivation
15
Aggressive establishment
16
Destruction of natural habitat, making Virginia ugly
17
18
The re-beautifying of Virginia
19
20
21
22
23
24
25
26
27
Bringing back the Monarchs
28
Butterfly Weed, not Butterfly Bush!
29
Many Milkweeds are native to Virginia.
Common Milkweed- Asclepias syriaca
30
Purple Milkweed- Asclepias purpurea
31
Swamp Milkweed- Asclepias incarnata
32
White Milkweed- Asclepias variegata
33
Thank you for
coming!
www.john-magee.com
Find us on Facebook!
540-687-5331
703-929-4275
john@john-magee.com
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Native plants to improve water quality

Using native plants and sustainable landscaping methods to improve water quality and wildlife habitat while beautifying your home.
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Published in: Design      
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Transcripts - Native plants to improve water quality

  • 1. Using native plants and sustainable landscaping methods to improve water quality and wildlife habitat while beautifying your home. John Magee President Magee Design
  • 2. Before picture- front of house 1
  • 3. Wrong plant selection, water issues 2
  • 4. Decreasing maintenance while adding curb appeal 3
  • 5. Water issues, poor plant selection, bad landscaping 4
  • 6. Controlled water pathways, plants as filters 5
  • 7. One year later 6
  • 8. Water, water everywhere 7
  • 9. Give it all a place to go 8
  • 10. Non-sustainable Northern Virginia 9
  • 11. Storm water management? 10
  • 12. High maintenance landscaping 11
  • 13. Water, water everywhere? Even in the streets? 12
  • 14. The dangers of exotic invasives 13
  • 15. The seeds of destruction 14
  • 16. Escaping cultivation 15
  • 17. Aggressive establishment 16
  • 18. Destruction of natural habitat, making Virginia ugly 17
  • 19. 18 The re-beautifying of Virginia
  • 20. 19
  • 21. 20
  • 22. 21
  • 23. 22
  • 24. 23
  • 25. 24
  • 26. 25
  • 27. 26
  • 28. 27
  • 29. Bringing back the Monarchs 28
  • 30. Butterfly Weed, not Butterfly Bush! 29
  • 31. Many Milkweeds are native to Virginia. Common Milkweed- Asclepias syriaca 30
  • 32. Purple Milkweed- Asclepias purpurea 31
  • 33. Swamp Milkweed- Asclepias incarnata 32
  • 34. White Milkweed- Asclepias variegata 33
  • 35. Thank you for coming! www.john-magee.com Find us on Facebook! 540-687-5331 703-929-4275 john@john-magee.com

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