“If we care about the Earth we could heal it by removing lawns, by finding alternatives to lawns. You can do wonderful things on your own property to protect the environment. Each little island, each corridor will help bring back the butterflies and birds.” — Lorrie Otto
Native Plants and Natural Landscape
Explore the world of native plants and natural landscaping. Learn the what, why, how, and when and where of using native plants. Learn from articles that first appeared in the Wild Ones Journal on a wide range of topics.
Wild for Monarchs
2013 is the year Wild Ones goes Wild for Monarchs. We have partnered with Monarch Joint Venture and Monarch Watch’s Bring Back the Monarch program to help the Monarchs across America. Learn what Wild Ones is doing and what you can do to save America’s favorite butterfly.
The Wild Ones Journal
Learn about native plants and natural landscaping through the Wild Ones Journal. If you’re interested in preserving our environment, there’s nothing better than the Wild Ones Journal.
Weed Laws and Native Landscaping
Wild Ones supports weed laws that promote responsible native plant landscaping. This material presented to assist you in your struggle to overcome non-sustainable ordinances and biases against native plants and natural landscaping.
The Ecoscaper program is a certification program to enhance your knowledge about native landscaping through three, increasingly challenging, self-paced, fieldwork experiences and projects.
Next Generation is a series of articles and activities that can be used in conjunction with Seeds for Education to engage and connect children, youth, and adults with native plants and the natural world.
Designed by Wild One’s Chapters, here are a variety of games and activities specifically designed for use at meetings, fairs, and other special events to help introduce visitors to native plants, natural landscaping, and biodiversity.
Wild Ones Publications and Downloads
Find Wild Ones publications, brochures and articles to help with your landscaping needs.