Foundations, Fillers, and Flourishes: Native Sedges for Every Garden
Native sedges are garnering attention for their versatility and ecological impact in the landscape. These herbaceous perennials—primarily in the genus Carex—shine as alternatives to mulch, turfgrass, and aggressive groundcovers, especially in shady conditions. They provide food, shelter, and nesting material for wildlife. Learn about the roles they play and the benefits they offer. You’ll come away knowing which species are well-adapted to your region and will help you build beautiful, ecologically sound landscapes.