Learn More About Native Plants and Natural Ecosystems


Going Native: NC State’s Site of Landscaping With Native Plants

Why Birds Need Native Trees

Creating Bird-Friendly Urban Landscapes

Biodiversity For Birds

New Smithsonian Study Links Declines in Suburban Backyard Birds to Presence of Nonnative Plants

Audubon NC Expands Native Plant Guide

the Humane Gardener

National Wildlife Federation: Garden For Wildlife



Bees, Birds, and Butterflies Info

Sarah’s Butterfly Garden Link

The Last Monarch

Bee City USA Asheville


Buzz Kill from Sierra Club by Patrick Kiger



National Geographic: Second Silent Spring? anti fungal and parasites. Bird Decline Linked to Popular Pesticide

Pollinator Partnership

Scientific America: Home Depot Article

The Xerces Society: Are Neonicotiniodes Killing Bees?

More Problems For Bees: We’ve wiped pout their favorite plants




Black Walnut Issues

What To Plant Under Black Walnuts by Carole Sevilla Brown

List of PlantsĀ  Tolerant to Black Walnut



North Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association

Appalachian Sustainable Agriculture Project

S.C. Green Industry Association


NC Cooperative Extension
National Audubon Society
National Wildlife Federation
The Sierra Club
Friends of Earth


OPEI Cyberlink USA
John Deere Co.
The Toro Co.


National Gardening Association
Netherland Flower Bulb Information Center
EarthWorks Natural Organic Products
North Country Organics

Seeds, Plants, and Supplies

Burpee Online Gardening
Raintree Nursery
Seeds of Change
Johnny’s Selected Seeds
Forest Farm
Peaceful Valley Farm Supply
Mountain Valley Growers
Proven Winners

Heirloom Gardening

Southern Exposure Seed Exchange
Select Seeds Antique Flowers

Online Magazines

Rodale Organic Gardening
Fine Gardening Online
Grounds Maintenance
Lawn & Landscape



North Carolina Nursery & Landscape Association


Forest Friendly Award Winning Nursery


NC Agriculture