Start Your Own Pollinator Plot

It’s not difficult to make your yard a hospitable place for pollinators, butterflies, and birds, but there are some guidelines about the most effective ways to do it. A couple of pollinator plants or host plants (one that moths and butterflies need for their larvae) scattered around your yard won’t be nearly as effective as […]

Treez Please Pollinator Plant Sales

Pollinator perennials plant sales are now going on at the North Side Farmer’s Market. The plants have come back from winter dormancy and are ready for their spring/summer journey to pollinator-magnet  and host-plant status in your yard or reclaimed city lot. The cost is $3.25 per 2.5″ pot, which includes a small profit for Treez […]

Downtown Boulevard Pollinator Plots

Youngstown CityScape and Treez Please are working together to bring native  pollinator plants to the heart of the city. As a new City Scape planting partner,  Treez Please has ‘adopted’ the western-most section of the W. Federal Street boulevard to populate with native forbs and grasses. The central bed has been seeded as a meadow, […]

Jackson Park

Jackson Park in the city’s Powerstown neighborhood was once the site of the Jackson Middle School. When the school was demolished in 2010, 7th Ward Council member John R. Swierz undertook to convert the approximately 2-acre area  to a public park. He called on Treez Please to help with plantings in the park. Over the […]

Building Native Plant Communities in Youngstown, Ohio