Native News & Insights

Real Life Landscaping: How I Found & Hired My Native Garden Landscaper

After deciding to finally make moves this spring to improve our landscaping using native plants (read about my landscaping challenges…

Posted on: June 2, 2021

Book Review: Planting in a Post-Wild World by Thomas Rainer and Claudia West

Planting in a Post-Wild World: Designing Plant Communities for Resilient Landscapes, by Thomas Rainer and Claudia West Rating: 🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳/5 Trees…

Posted on: May 25, 2021

Real Life Landscaping: I Need a Native Garden Makeover!

We built our home in Tampa, FL five years ago, and the home builder included very standard (non-native) landscaping. It…

Posted on: May 5, 2021

Book Review: Bringing Nature Home by Douglas Tallamy

Bringing Nature Home: How You Can Sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, by Douglas W. Tallamy Rating: 🌳🌳🌳🌳🌳/5 Trees Genres: Non-Fiction,…

Posted on: April 29, 2021

Earth Day 2021

Every year on April 22nd, individuals and organizations around the world participate in Earth Day, a day dedicated as a…

Posted on: April 21, 2021

Native Garden Accessories Promote and Protect Native Plants

We love gardening with native plants because we understand that native plants are key to restoring balanced ecosystems. But what…

Posted on: April 14, 2021

Powerhouse Keystone Species – Plant an Oak

What are Keystone Species? As earth stewards of our amazing planet, we can appreciate the potential importance of all species…

Posted on: April 8, 2021

Soil Texture Test: Sand, Silt, or Clay

A common mantra in native gardening is “right plant, right place.” This saying sprouts from the idea that gardeners and…

Posted on: March 26, 2021

Book Review: “Run Wild” by David Covell

Run Wild, by David Covell Rating: 🌳🌳🌳🌳/5 Genres: Children’s Literature, Picture Book, Nature Writing, Poetry Summary: A beautiful read-along children’s…

Posted on: March 17, 2021

Support Pollinators with Early Season Native Plants

Declining Pollinators Many pollinator species have suffered serious declines in recent years because of a variety of factors, including loss…

Posted on: March 3, 2021

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