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Education & Resources

Free Native Garden Templates (Pennsylvania DCNR) https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/Conservation/WildPlants/LandscapingwithNativePlants/NativeGardenTemplates/Pages/default.aspx 

https://HomegrownNationalPark.org/

(Prof. Doug Tallamy co-founded this effort to promote habitat recovery in our backyards.)


 https://PANativePlantSociety.org/

  • Items of special interest to our members include: 

  • Dirty12/birdy12 from Audubon society

  • “Native Link”  Why plant natives and where to start

  • 6-pg list of invasive species and native alternatives 


DirectNativePlants.com

  • While we don’t advertise or advocate for commercial establishments, this website is mentioned as a nice resource for "plant this/not that" with nice pictures.


National Wildlife Federation: How to Garden for Wildlife
http://nwf.org/Garden-for-Wildlife/About/Resources/How-to-Garden-for-Wildlife


Native Plant Finder 

https://nwf.org/NativePlantFinder/


Attracting Butterflies & Moths
https://www.nwf.org/NativePlantFinder/Wildlife/Butterflies-and-Moths

PA Dept of Conservation and Natural Resources - Landscaping with Native Plants (with site-specific info)
https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/Conservation/WildPlants/LandscapingwithNativePlants/Pages/default.aspx

PA Dept of Conservation & Natural Resources:

https://www.dcnr.pa.gov/Conservation/WildPlants/LandscapingwithNativePlants/NativeGardenTemplates/Pages/default.aspx

 

PA Audubon:

https://pa.audubon.org/conservation/diy-garden-designs


Academy of Natural Sciences/Drexel University Blog:

Audubon Native Plant Database 

Ecological Landscape Alliance

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center: Pennsylvania recommended native plants 

 

Pennsylvania Department of Natural Resources: landscaping with native plants 

Rebecca McMakin: Ecological Horticulture

Wild Ones

Wild Seed Project

Xerces Society: recommended pollinator plants for Mid-Atlantic region 

White Butterfly
Echinacea Coneflowers

Where to Purchase Native Plants 

 

DCNR > Conservation > Wild Plants > Landscaping with Native Plants > Where to Buy Native Plants

For more information, Click the icon above to download a "Where to Buy Native Plants" document.

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