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Use the list below to locate your region and state to quickly see all the wonderful native plant resources in your region.

 

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Canada

Alberta | British Columbia | Manitoba | New Brunswick | Newfoundland and Labrador | Nova Scotia | Ontario | Quebec | Saskatchewan

 

Visit the Canada Native Plants Page

 

Pacific Coast

Alaska | California | Hawaii | Oregon | Washington

 

Visit the Pacific Coast Native Plants Page

 

Southwest

Arizona | Colorado | New Mexico | Nevada | Texas | Utah

 

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Plains

Idaho | Kansas | Montana | Nebraska | North Dakota | Oklahoma | South Dakota | Wyoming

 

Visit the Plains Native Plants Page

 

New England

Connecticut |  Maine | Massachussetts |New Hampshire | New York | Rhode Island | Vermont

 

Visit the New England Native Plants Page

 

Mid-Atlantic

Delaware | District of Columbia | Maryland | New Jersey | Pennsylvania | Virginia | West Virginia

 

Visit the Mid-Atlantic Native Plants Page

 

Southeast

Alabama | Arkansas | Florida | Georgia | Kentucky | Louisiana | Mississippi | North Carolina | South Carolina | Tennessee

 

Visit the Southern Native Plants Page

 

Midwest

Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Michigan | Minnesota | 
Missouri | Ohio | Wisconsin

 

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Top 10 Best Native Woody Plants For Wildlife

by Carole Sevilla Brown, PA When I am consulting with a new client about their Ecosystem Gardening goals, the number one question I am asked is, “What should I plant?” or “Just tell me what to plant and I’ll do it.” But choosing the best plants is dependent on many factors, such as soil type, … [Read More...]

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I’ll take ‘Why Does My Boxwood Keep Dying’ for $100, Alex!

by Debbie Roberts, CT Every year I teach a few garden design classes at a local adult and continuing education program. Regardless of the topic of the class, I am invariably asked by a student why a particular plant just keeps dying in their garden. Like many newbie gardeners, they fall in love … [Read More...]

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No I am NOT a Native Plant Nazi

by Carole Sevilla Brown, PA I have been accused by some of being a native plant nazi because of my firm belief that native plants are much better in the conservation garden than are exotic plants. I am not suggesting that you rip all your favorite exotic plants out of your garden, such as that … [Read More...]

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by Barbara Pintozzi, IL Squirrels are the comedians of the garden.  Their antics entertain and often exasperate homeowners. My suburban Chicago garden, Squirrelhaven, is named ironically in recognition of them.  My next-door neighbors leave out peanuts in the shell for the squirrels, but I … [Read More...]

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By Emily DeBolt, NY When many gardeners and homeowners think about a ground cover for the garden, they often want something that will spread fast and fill in space (at least most of the gardeners that I talk to do).  This saves time and money through less weeding, less mulching, and buying fewer … [Read More...]

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By Carole Sevilla Brown, PA Welcome to the next edition of the Ecosystem Gardening podcast series! In this installment, I’m talking with Doug Tallamy, one of my Heroes of Ecosystem Gardening, and author of Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens. Dr. Tallamy … [Read More...]

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A Native Plant Tipping Point?

By Suzanne Dingwell, VA Is the push for appreciation of native plants about to be derailed? Have the proponents of native plant use become entangled in wars of their own and turned the focus away from the importance of the basic messages? Are we about to trip over our own two feet? In many ways, … [Read More...]

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How Many Native Plants Should I Have?

By Ellen Honeycutt, GA People that are just dipping their toe into the concept of using more native plants in their garden often wonder how many they should use. Reluctant to let go of some of their favorite non-native plants, they look for a recommended balance. I don’t blame them – I enjoy my … [Read More...]

Native Plant Resources

Ecosystem GardeningEcosystem Gardening--teaching you to garden sustainably, conserve natural resources and create welcoming habitat for wildlife with native plants in your garden so that you will attract more birds, butterflies, native bees, frogs and toads, and other wildlife to your garden. Follow on Facebook

 

 

 

Beautiful Wildlife GardenBeautiful Wildlife Garden--A team of wildlife gardeners from around the country helping to change the definition of beauty in our gardens by showing the beautiful native plants, birds, butterflies, and other critters that can be invited to take up residence in your garden by creating wildlife habitat with native plants. Follow on Facebook

 

 

Native Plants And Wildlife GardensNative Plants and Wildlife Gardens--A team of professional landscape designers, authors, educators, ecologists, biologists, horticultural experts, and more from around North America focused on promoting the use of more native plants in our landscapes and learning to make healthier choices in our gardens. Follow on Facebook