Texas Native Plant Week October 16 - 22
Updates throughout the week on Facebook
WHAT IS A TEXAS NATIVE PLANT?
One definition is plants that were growing naturally here when the European settlers came. This is the tacit definition many botanists and native-plant enthusiasts seem to use. Read more.
The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center maintains a database where you can look up plants by common name or scientific name and determine whether they are considered native in a particular area. Native Plant Database
WHERE TO FIND NATIVE PLANTS & WHAT TO PLANT
- NICE Native Plant Partners Program
- Find Native Plant/Seed Suppliers by Location
- Plant Guide for North Central Texas
- Recommended Plant Lists at the Wildflower Center Website
MONARCHS & MILKWEED
- Learn about the amazing Monarch Butterfly
- What is a Monarch Waystation?
- What is Milkweed?
- Bring Back the Monarchs to Texas
Download a brochure on the Dangers of Invasive Species from Texas Parks & Wildlife Department.
Search the Texas Invasives Database to find out if a plant in your area is an aggressive, non-native that competes with native plants for resources.
TAKE A CLASS
Take a class to learn how you can use native plants in your home landscape. Find a class near you.
National Wildlife Federation’s Get Outside Program (with information on making a difference at home, in your backyard, at school, on campus and in your area).
While outside participate in the NPSOT Challenge BioBlitz 2022 during Texas Native Plant Week.
Garden Leaders: Avon Burton and Marcie Delgado Garden Days: Every Wednesday 9am to 11am, 4th...
The Southwest Regional / Hulen Library Demo garden is located on the southwest corner of...
The Tarrant County Southwest Sub Court House Demonstration Garden was established in 1998 by members of...
The Molly Hollar Wildscape, located in Veterans Park, Arlington, TX was started in 1994 by the...
The butterfly garden at Fielder House was started in 2006 and continues to be a...
YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=puOl8DTKUQo This slide show / video presents the work done at the City of...
O.S. Gray Natural Area
2021 W Abram St, Arlington, TX 76013
Pollinator Garden at River Legacy Park
701 NW Green Oaks Blvd, Arlington, TX 76006
Butterfly Garden at Knapp Heritage Park
201 W Front St, Arlington, TX 76011
Pollinator Garden at Randol Mill Park
1901 W Randol Mill Rd, Arlington, TX 76012
Forest Park Pool Monarch Waystation
2850 Park Place Avenue, Fort Worth, TX 76110