Looking to establish a new prairie?
Contact us about our mentoring program!
Websites that we recommend:
- Wild Ones National Site
- Wild Ones Handbook (a collection of EPA articles)
- Prairie Moon Nursery (excellent guidelines for mowing a new prairie)
- Prairie Nursery (Neil Diboll’s prairie nursery catalog is excellent for plant identification with color photos of all the plants for the Midwest.)
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: https://foxvalleyarea.wildones.org