Are you struggling to decide what to plant? Nature Services may be able to help.
New Zealand has thousands of plant species so it can be hard decided what to include in your restoration project. Landcare Research have developed a new web tool that may be able to help.
The Nature Services website steps you through a series of questions about your site and then provides a species list of suitable local plants. The site is easy to use and provides lots of information about where the plants should go.
So, if you’re looking for inspiration this could be a great place to start
The Southland Community Nursery website is also a wealth of information. http://www.southlandcommunitynursery.org.nz/ The site includes all sorts of information and top tips on how to go about a restoration project. It also includes planting lists for a range of Southland sites from dunes and coastal areas to wetlands and forests. The lists have been developed by local ecologists so you can be sure the species they suggest are suitable for your site.
Posted on: Friday, 2 June 2017