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MORE RESOURCES

Books to Read

The Living Landscape

By Rick Darke and Doug Tallamy
Bringing Nature Home
By Doug Tallamy
Planting in a Post-Wild World
By Claudia West and Thomas Rainer
Braiding Sweetgrass
By Robin Wall-Kimmerer

Websites to Visit

PLANT SPECIES INFORMATION & DATABASES

The Missouri Botanical Garden Plant Finder

http://www.missouribotanicalgarden.org/plantfinder/plantfindersearch.aspx
New Moon Nursery
http://www.newmoonnursery.com/index.cfm/fuseaction/plants.search/index.htm
Northcreek Nursery
https://www.northcreeknurseries.com/
USDA PLANTS Database
https://plants.sc.egov.usda.gov/java/
National Wildlife Federation Plant Finder
https://www.nwf.org/nativeplantfinder/
Audubon Society Native Plant Database 
https://www.audubon.org/native-plants
INFORMATION ABOUT NATIVE PLANTING

U.S. Forest Service

https://www.fs.fed.us/wildflowers/Native_Plant_Materials/Native_Gardening/index.shtml
Grow Native
http://grownative.org/news/why-use-native-plants/
Penn State Extension-Meadows and Prairies
https://extension.psu.edu/meadows-and-prairies-wildlife-friendly-alternatives-to-lawn
Stepables
https://stepables.com/
Lawn-alternative groundcovers (Watch out for non-native species)
PLANT MAINTENANCE

Round-Up Alternatives

https://www.consumernotice.org/environmental/pesticides/roundup/alternatives/
Traditional pesticides are unhealthy for both humans and wildlife! For keeping pests and weeds in check, try a safe alternative.
INFORMATION ABOUT PLANTS IN GENERAL

Activities to Try

Plastic Bottle Garden Ideas

https://www.bottlestore.com/plastic-bottle-garden-ideas
This awesome website offers easy ways to recycle plastic bottles for your gardening needs.

Communities to Join

Pennsylvania Native Plant Society on Facebook

 
Pollinator Friendly Yards Facebook Page
Lawn Gone Native Facebook Page
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