© January 2020 by

Keep Greenville County Beautiful 

301 University Ridge Ste 3800, Greenville, SC 29601

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NATIVE PLANTINGS

WHY ARE NATIVE PLANTS IMPORTANT?*

Native plantings:

  • Improve soil, water, and air quality

  • Decrease pesticide use

  • Decrease water use 

  • Promote environmental biodiversity

  • Significantly reduce land maintenance costs 

less fertilizers and pesticides

less chemical runoff

cleaner water supply

improved soil quality

growth of

diverse plants

increased diversity of beneficial

insects and animals

complex

root systems 

less water used for maintenance

&

less flooding

WHY COMPLETE ENVIRONMENTAL BEAUTIFICATION PROJECTS?**

Community beautification:

  • Deters littering, which means less resources are needed to keep an area clean

  • Strengthens community pride and identity

  • Decreases vandalism, crime rates, and community neglect

  • Increases property values and decreases poverty rates

Keep an eye out for our completed October 2019 native planting on White Horse Road!