If you are looking for native plants for your garden – truly native plants that belong by heritage in your region and state – we have found a bouquet of information. Novices and master gardeners alike will find a bounty of advice at the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center website, where they’ve cultivated a listing of some 7,200-plus native plants that spans the United States.
Monarch butterflies can be found in every continental state in America. That’s good news for those who would like to create a backyard space to attract monarchs as they make their way north or south for their long annual migrations.
To sort out which grasses to use and where, we consulted native grass expert Bill Neiman, head of operations and farming for Native American Seed in Junction, Texas.
Frogs and toads across the country could use a helping hand. Amphibians — from the endangered Houston Toad to the threatened Golden Coqui — are disappearing at an alarming rate, faster than any other vertebrate.