Native planting advice

Looking to establish a new prairie?

Contact us about our mentoring program!

Websites that we recommend:

Neil Diboll’s prairie nursery catalog is a great site for plant identification with color photos of all the plants for the Midwest.

EPA Publications (we’re working on updating the links)

WHAT EVERY WILD ONE SHOULD KNOW

WOOD PROJECTS

Planting Policies

 

Newly revised to include a wider variety of native landscaping ecoregions, this comprehensive guidebook continues the tradition of “how to” information, along with a newly developed list of book resources. You can order a copy for just $10 (includes shipping and handling) at our Wild Ones Store. Wild Ones Landscaping with Native Plants is also available on-line at Environmental Protection Agency web site.

 

Doug Tallamy Presentations on DVD, $10.00

Toward Harmony with Nature 2014, Native Plants, Natural Landscapes

Part 1: “The Value of Having Native Plants in our Yards”

Part 2: “Creating Healthy, Biodiverse Neighborhood Corridors”

 We now have Doug Tallamy’s (award winning author of Bringing Nature Home: How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens) most recent presentations available for you on DVD.  Filmed with a live audience during the January Wild Ones Fox Valley Area “Toward Harmony with Nature Conference,” the presentations are in two parts.   Part 1: “The Value of Having Native Plants in our Yards” (approx. 1 hr.) and Part 2: “Creating Healthy, Biodiverse Neighborhood Corridors” (1-1/4 hr. plus Q&A) along with the added bonus of the Wild Ones song written and sung by folksinger Steve Hazell (Intro & song approx. 1/4 hr.).

Available on the Wild Ones website: http://foxvalleyarea.wildones.org