5 Great Reasons to Grow Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)
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5 Great Reasons to Grow Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis)

The first thing you will notice about Buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis) is its showy blooms. Its ball-shaped flowers that resemble little white pom-poms are beautiful and unique. Upon closer inspection, you’ll see that the fragrant flowers are alive with pollinators!

5 Important Reasons to Not Plant Ligustrum (Privet)

5 Important Reasons to Not Plant Ligustrum (Privet)

If there is one plant you should avoid at the nursery at all costs, it is Ligustrum (also known as Privet). If you already have it growing in your yard, you may want to seriously consider taking it out.

Why? Because Ligustrum is a highly invasive non-native plant that is taking over wooded areas throughout the Eastern United States, crowding out native species and drastically reducing biodiversity in those areas.