Native Plants Resources

Interesting Articles
How to Grow Natives from Seed – Wild Seed Project


Butterfly Garden, Federated Church, Norfolk, MA

Seed dispersal: growing the future landscape one seed at a time – Wild Seed Project
10 Ways to Start Building a Garden for Wildlife by Doug Tallamy

Native Plant Lists for New England
Top Native Choices for Garden Club Plantings by Amanda Sloan – Her favorite and recommended native plants to use in civic and home gardens
Know And Grow Native Plants Handout prepared by Suzanne Mahler

Resources Prepared by the Garden Club of Norfolk
List of native plants in New England
Plant America with Trees
Native Plant ID Hunt
Native Plant of the Month (Designated by the Garden Club of Norfolk)
February 2020– Butterfly Weed
March 2020 – New York Ironweed


Butterfly Garden, Stony Brook Wildlife Sanctuary, Norfolk, MA

Go Native Norfolk
Go Native Meeting March 26, 2020

Native Plant Trust
Grow Native Massachusetts
Ecological Landscape Alliance

Videos and Webinars
Grow Native Massachusetts OnLine Videos 
Webinars by the Ecological Landscape Alliance
Designing with Native Plants presented by Amanda Sloan (4/16/20)

Sara Stein, Noah’s Garden
Mark Richardson and Dan Jaffe, Native Plants for New England Gardens


Monarch Butterfly on a New England aster

Douglas W. Tallamy, Bringing Nature Home and Nature’s Best Hope

Online Sources for Native Plants
Prairie Moon Nursery,
Prairie Nursery,
Sunfarm Nursery (not only natives, so order carefully),
Izel Native Plants
Bagley Pond Perennials – organic native plants in NH farm

Local sources in Mass
Middlesex Conservation District (not exclusively native plants, orders accepted through 3/31, pickup in Westford):

Native Plant Trust (nurseries in Framingham and Whately):

Grow Native Massachusetts (pickup in Waltham)