The Native Plant Challenge

The Garden Club of Norfolk has accepted the Native Plant Challenge issued by the President of the Garden Club Federation of Massachusetts. We will be encouraging our members to add native perennials, shrubs and trees to our landscapes. To help identify what is a native plant, we have compiled a List of native plants in NE.

Many of these plants are already in our ACE gardens, particularly in the Butterfly gardens at the H. Olive Day School, Stony Brook and the Federated Church.

Resources for Native Plants

How to Grow Natives from Seed – Wild Seed Project
Native Plant Trust
Grow Native Massachusetts
Plant America with Native Trees

Resources Prepared by the Garden Club of Norfolk
List of native plants in New England

Native Plant of the Month (Designated by the Garden Club of Norfolk)
February – Butterfly Weed
March – New York Ironweed