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Articles and News

You will find information about gardening with native plants and about creating welcoming homes for wildlife here. We'll also include articles on a variety of tangential topics such as rain gardens, energy conserving landscapes, butterfly and songbird migration and invasive plants. Check back frequently because we will add great information on an ongoing basis.

Save Water with Natives

Water conservation is an increasingly important issue in most areas of the U.S. Read about ways to use water efficiently in your landscape.

Making Every Drop Count by Kelly L. Senser
Improving the water efficiency of your yard can...[Read More]

Save Energy with Natives

What a Difference a Tree Makes By Heidi Ridgley

What a Difference a Tree Makes By Heidi Ridgley
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Press Releases

AMERICAN BEAUTIES NATIVE PLANTS WELCOMES NEW NETWORK GROWER FOR THE SOUTHWEST TERRITORY

AMERICAN BEAUTIES NATIVE PLANTS WELCOMES NEW NETWORK GROWER FOR THE SOUTHWEST TERRITORY
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American Beauties: A new Native Plant Collection to Benefit National Wildlife Federation
National Wildlife Federation® (NWF) has teamed up ...[Read More]

Native Plants for Your Garden or Meadow

Award Winning Natives for New England

An endowment from noted plantsman Edward A. Car...[Read More]

Six Essential Natives

Six Essential Natives
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William Moss Creates a Backyard Butterfly Habitat with Kids
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The ABC's of Planting Natives

The ABC's of Planting Natives
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Urban & Suburban Meadows, Bringing Meadowscaping to Big and Small Places by Catherine Zimmerman

Urban & Suburban Meadows, Bringing Meadowscaping to Big and Small Places by Catherine Zimmerman

"This skillfully crafted guide is a wonderful r...[Read More]

A Store Within a Store - Successful Merchandising Strategies from Nancy Bell

A Store Within a Store - Successful Merchandising Strategies from Nancy Bell

Building a store within a store, showcasing the...[Read More]

The Life-Sustaining Garden

The Life-Sustaining Garden
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8 Gardens That Flourish No Matter What

8 Gardens That Flourish No Matter What

Eight garden plans to help you get growing with...[Read More]

Choosing a Tree for Your Yard? Go Native

Choosing a Tree for Your Yard? Go Native
Native trees provide more food and habitat for wil...[Read More]

The Grass Is Greener When You Grow Natives

The Grass Is Greener When You Grow Natives

Native grasses provide food, nesting materials ...[Read More]

Taking a Local Approach to Growing Vines

Taking a Local Approach to Growing Vines
Throughout the United States and Canada, many inva...[Read More]

Tough Trees for Tough Times

Tough Trees for Tough Times
Junipers give wildlife a boost in winter by provid...[Read More]

Autumn Beauties for the Garden

Autumn Beauties for the Garden
Fall-blooming native plants offer food for wildlif...[Read More]

Kids and Native Plants

Plant a Garden, Help a Child Grow

Plant a Garden, Help a Child Grow
MY HUSBAND AND I learned early on in parenthood no...[Read More]

Backyard Habitat

We Have the Power - Plant Natives!

We Have the Power - Plant Natives!
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On the Back Burner

On the Back Burner
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Go Native in Your Garden

Go Native in Your Garden
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Attracting Birds

Bring on the birds!

Bring on the birds!
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'Tis the Season for Birds and Berries

'Tis the Season for Birds and Berries

Getting birds through winter takes more than bi...[Read More]