TERRA NOVA® Nurseries, Inc. 2017/2018 Catalog - Page 6

TERRA NOVA ® 's Sustainable Initiatives Renewable growing substrate • TERRA NOVA ® switched in 2015 from a peat based growing media to a 100% coir growing media Beneficial Insect IPM • 2015 TERRA NOVA ® implemented a full beneficial program for all stages of liner production • We are now more conscious on which chemicals to use in order to reduce environmental impact • Internal beneficial breeding program Bee friendly production, NO Neonicotinoids • We do not use Neonicotinoids in the production of TERRA NOVA ® liners or breeding programs Monitor pollinators in breeding and research trials • We are collecting data on current commercial varieties for what attracts pollinators and butterflies • TERRA NOVA ® is sensitive to the importance of breeding in genera that will attract and sustain pollinators This catalog has been printed on 10 % recycled paper using agri-based inks Pollinator Plants from TERRA NOVA ® The concern for pollinators has spread from coast-to-coast. Never has there been more importance to provide nectar and pollen for bees and other pollinating insects. TERRA NOVA ® has been breeding pollinator-buffets for years! Many of our selections appear on "Plant This!" - lists of plants showing the highest nutritional benefit to our winged friends. • Agastache • Bergenia • Campanula TERRA NOVA ® Plants Good for Pollinator Forage • Coreopsis • Kniphofia • Nepeta • Echinacea • Leucanthemum • Penstemon • Gaillardia • Lewisia • Pulmonaria • Salvia • Sedum • Scabiosa 4 Agastache 'Cotton Candy' Echinacea 'Firebird' Scabiosa 'Vivid Violet'