Butterfly & Bee Garden (MA natives)

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Plants that butterflies and bees feed on in Massachusetts.

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15 Top Native Plants of the Northeast

15 Top Native Plants of the Northeast

Add these easy-growing native plants to your garden for lots of low-maintenance color through the seasons.

Grow Your Own Food – Edible Native Plants for New England

Grow Your Own Food – Edible Native Plants for New England

Healthy Gardens. Healthy Planet

Help out your local bee population by building them a place to nest.

How to Build a Hotel for Wild Bees

Help out your local bee population by building them a place to nest.

NATIVE PLANT LIST for Connecticut, Massachussetts, and Rhode Island

Regional Plant List - Connecticut, CT, Massachussetts, MA, Rhode Island, RI

PlantNative is dedicated to moving native plants and naturescaping into mainstream landscaping practices. We believe this promotes biodiversity, preserves our natural heritage and enhances livability. Our goal is to work with nursery owners, landscape professionals and consumers to increase both the supply and demand of native plants (and related landscaping services), and thereby reduce their cost through economies of scale.

Lindera benzoin (Northern spicebush)

The University of Texas at Austin

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center focused on protecting and preserving North America's native plants through native plant lists and image galleries, conservation, education, natural landscapes, seed collection - Millennium Seed Bank (MSB) Project, preserving and restoring native communities, spreading awareness on invasive species and gardening to attract wildlife. We deliver useful information, latest low impact development trends and techniques, useful gardening tips, innovative…

THE PERFECT CRIME: WHAT'S KILLING ALL THE BEES?

The Perfect Crime: What’s Killing All the Bees?

Honey bee colonies have experienced widespread die-offs. Many beekeepers believe a class of pesticides are weakening their bees. Mega-corporations are making a killing off their pesticides—but are they also getting away with murder? View the photo essay.

Sassafras albidum (Sassafras)

The University of Texas at Austin

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center focused on protecting and preserving North America's native plants through native plant lists and image galleries, conservation, education, natural landscapes, seed collection - Millennium Seed Bank (MSB) Project, preserving and restoring native communities, spreading awareness on invasive species and gardening to attract wildlife. We deliver useful information, latest low impact development trends and techniques, useful gardening tips, innovative…

Prunus americana (American plum)

The University of Texas at Austin

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center focused on protecting and preserving North America's native plants through native plant lists and image galleries, conservation, education, natural landscapes, seed collection - Millennium Seed Bank (MSB) Project, preserving and restoring native communities, spreading awareness on invasive species and gardening to attract wildlife. We deliver useful information, latest low impact development trends and techniques, useful gardening tips, innovative…

Native Shrubs and Small Trees for Southern New England

Native Shrubs for Southern New England

Native shrubs for wildlife garden or restoration area in Southern New England. Did you know you have almost 100 choices?

Prunus serotina (Black cherry)

The University of Texas at Austin

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center focused on protecting and preserving North America's native plants through native plant lists and image galleries, conservation, education, natural landscapes, seed collection - Millennium Seed Bank (MSB) Project, preserving and restoring native communities, spreading awareness on invasive species and gardening to attract wildlife. We deliver useful information, latest low impact development trends and techniques, useful gardening tips, innovative…

Native Shrubs for Plantings as Wildlife Food

Native Shrubs for Plantings as Wildlife Food

Our native animals and plants evolved over thousands of years into a integrated system of food producers and food consumers. Planting native shrubs will help this natural relationship carry on. Choose which sorts of plants to use based on the type of soil you have available.

Prunus virginiana (Chokecherry)

The University of Texas at Austin

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center focused on protecting and preserving North America's native plants through native plant lists and image galleries, conservation, education, natural landscapes, seed collection - Millennium Seed Bank (MSB) Project, preserving and restoring native communities, spreading awareness on invasive species and gardening to attract wildlife. We deliver useful information, latest low impact development trends and techniques, useful gardening tips, innovative…

Magnolia virginiana (Sweetbay)

The University of Texas at Austin

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center focused on protecting and preserving North America's native plants through native plant lists and image galleries, conservation, education, natural landscapes, seed collection - Millennium Seed Bank (MSB) Project, preserving and restoring native communities, spreading awareness on invasive species and gardening to attract wildlife. We deliver useful information, latest low impact development trends and techniques, useful gardening tips, innovative…