Reading and Discussion Group Resources
Topic 1: Native Plants
Native plant articles and guides:
New England Wild Flower Society: "State of the Plants"
Designing Wildlife Habitats: "Ecological Restoration Foundations to Designing Habitats in Urban Areas"
Shorter, but plenty informative:
Doug Tallamy: "Gardening for Life"
The University of Rhode Island: "Native Plant Site Solutions for Backyard Habitat"
NC Extension: "Landscaping for Wildlife with Native Plants" (focused on North Carolina, but great information)
Pollinator gardening and native plants:
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation: "Pollinator Conservation in Yards and Gardens"
Native plant lists and search tools for your garden:
Native Plant Trust: "Garden Plant Finder"
New England WIld Flower Society: "Native Plants that Attract Pollinators"
UMass Extension: "North American Plants for New England Gardens"
Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center: "Native Plant Finder"
Xerces Society for Invertebrate Conservation: "Pollinator-Friendly Native Plant Lists"
NC State Extension: "North Carolina Extension School Plant Toolbox"