There are so many plants available at nurseries and it can be difficult to decide which are the best for the ecosystem and which ones might cause a problem! Learn about which trees, herbaceous perennials, vines, grasses, and shrubs to plant and which to avoid below. You can also view and download the printable brochure here. Looking for places to buy native plants? Check out some local sources at the bottom of this page.
Why Plant Natives?
- Support pollinators and wildlife
- Better suited to local climate and growing conditions
- More disease resistance
- Deep and varied root systems to provide erosion control
- Provide biodiversity for the local ecosystem