Native trees maintain wildlife habitats and environmental beauty of Sunshine State
Tucked away in West Melbourne, Florida just minutes from I-95, Maple Street Natives is an oasis, a nursery of local, native plants, trees and shrubbery. The mission of Maple Street Natives is to provide great, local, native plants for local homes an business. Why Native? Many plants have adapted to our local environment. For thousands …
As land is developed in Florida the native flora is removed and usually replaced with non-native vegetation. Wildlife habitat is reduced, water, fertilizer and pesticide usage increases, and the appearance of Florida is altered. But urban and suburban dwellers can reduce the damage being done to our ecosystems by viewing their yards as part of the natural system. This means using native plants and doing it in a way more attuned to natural places.