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Member Recommended Plant Guides and References

  • Stein, Sarah. Noah’s Garden. Houghton Mifflin Co. New York, NY, 1997.
  • Tallamy Douglas W. Bringing Nature Home How Native Plants Sustain Wildlife in Our Gardens. Timber Press, Inc. Portland, OR, 2007.
  • Bruce, Hal. How to Grow Wildflowers and Wild Shrubs and Trees in Your Own Garden. Alfred A. Knopf. New York, N.Y. 1976.
  • Cullina, William.  Native Trees, Shrubs, and Vines: A guide to using, growing, and propagating North American woody plants. Houghton Mifflin Co., New York, N.Y. 2002. (Outstanding reference for Native plants!)
  • DuPont, Elizabeth.  Landscaping with Native Plants in the Middle-Atlantic Region.  Brandywine Conservancy, Chadds Ford, PA.  2004
  • Foote, Leonard E. and Samuel B. Jones.  Gardening with Native Wild Flowers. Timber Press, OR. 1997
  • Foote, Leonard E. and Samuel B. Jones. Native Shrubs and Woody Vines of the Southeast: Landscaping Uses and Identification. Timber Press, Portland, OR. 2001.
  • Halllowell, Anne C.  and Barbara G. Hallowell.  Fern Finder: a guide to native ferns of Central and Northeastern United States and Eastern Canada.  Nature Study Guild Publishers, Rochester, New York.  2001.
  • Sternberg, Guy and Jim Wilson. Native Trees for North American Landscapes. Timber Press, Portland, OR. 2006.