NATIVE PLANTS

Native Plant Resources for the Midsouth

“When you kill a beneficial, you take on its job”…..Dr. Doug Tallamy

EDUCATIONAL SOURCES:

BOOKS, VIDEOS, POSTERS

CHILDREN’S ACTIVITIES

ORGANIZATIONS

NATIVE PLANT LISTS

NATIVE PLANT PROPAGATION:

PLANT GUIDES

PROPAGATION

INVASIVES–

SPEAKERS/AUTHORS–

 

NATIONAL

  • Chris Bennett, Southeast Foraging, 2015.
  • Rick Darke + Dr. Doug Tallamy, The Living Landscape: Designing for Beauty and Biodiversity in the Home Garden, 2014.
  • Katherine Kirkman, Claud Brown, and Joseph Leopold. Native Trees of the Southeast: An Identification Guide, 2007
  • Larry Mellichamp, Native Plants of the Southeast, 2014. The best 460 species for the garden.
  • Thomas Rainer + Claudia West, Planting in a Post Wild World, 2016
  • L. Clarence Towe: Native Azaleas, 2004
  • Allen Trently, West TN Stewardship Ecologist State Natural Areas Program: Dragonflies and Damsels
  • Allen Weakley, UNC Herbarium: New Names for Old Plants in the Southeastern Flora
  • Larry Weaner and Thomas Christopher, Garden Revolution: How Our Landscapes Can Be a Source of Environmental Change, 2016.

LOCAL:

  • Chris Cosby
  • Jeanne Guidi, Melodia HIll Nursery, Jackson, TN
  • Jason Hoeksema, Ole Miss Dept. of Biology: Fungi
  • Margie Hunter, Gardening with Native Plants of Tennessee, 2002
  • Bart Jones, Past Pres. TN Native Plant Society: Native Orchids of TN, Plants + Butterflies
  • Virgina Reynolds: Birding in Shelby County
  • Dale Skaggs
  • Robin Whitfield, Earth Colors, Grenada, MS:  Painting with Native Pigments

 

SEED COMPANIES

MIDSOUTH  NATIVE PLANT SOURCES:

  • Dixon Gallery + Gardens
  • Lichterman Nature Center
  • Memphis Area Master Gardener’s Spring Fling
  • Memphis Botanic Garden
  • Strawberry Plains Audubon Center

NURSERIES

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