(NAPSI) - Birds and butterflies add color and excitement to a garden that can’t be found from any other source. And their contributions are much more than aesthetic: Birds help control insects and slugs; while butterflies are important pollinators. Almost anywhere a plant grows will get an occasional visit from these attractive and beneficial creatures.
Washington, DC - The U.S. Department of Agriculture and the District of Columbia Daughters of the American Revolution (D.C.DAR) announced a new People's Garden at the Columbia Heights Educational Campus (CHEC) in Washington, D.C. In this joint People's Garden venture, D.C. DAR will provide funding, USDA is providing technical expertise and students on the Green Team at CHEC will build, plant and sustain it.