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Here is a great presentation from our friend Jaime Gonzales on his front yard prairie experiment and his quest to share native plants with all.

Native Plant Gardening and Landscaping Links

Bluebells at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

The Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
A non-profit educational organization headquartered in Austin, Texas. An outstanding resource for landscaping professionals and developers as well as individual gardeners.

Plant your feet firmly in Texas soil: GO TEXAN when you buy!
Texas' agricultural bounty is sweeping across the state, the nation and the world with the GO TEXAN message. Simply put, it means to look for agricultural products made or grown in Texas to know you're getting the best.

Look for the GO TEXAN logo to point the way. Want to know more? Visit

Native Prairies Association of Texas
Non-profit membership organization dedicated to the conservation, restoration, and appreciation of native prairies in Texas and throughout the United States.

Native Plant Society of Texas
Promotes the conservation, research and utilization of the native plants and plant habitats of Texas through education, outreach, and example.

Urban Harvest
A Houston-area nonprofit offering gardening classes for backyard gardeners and community gardeners on growing vegetables and fruits, composting, organic techniques and more.

Oklahoma Native Plant Society
Purpose is to encourage the study, protection, propagation, appreciation and use of Oklahoma's native plants.

Indian blanket flower with moth.

Native Plant Project's
The Native Plant Project's primary objective is the compilation and dissemination of information about plants native to the lower Rio Grande Valley

Texas Master Naturalist Program
Dedicated to providing instruction and volunteer opportunities for adults who wish to educate their community and demonstrate beneficial management of natural resources in Texas.

National Wildlife Federation Wildlife Habitats
Tools to start your own Backyard, Schoolyard, Workplace or Community Wildlife Habitat!

Wild Ones -- Natural Landscapers, Ltd.
A non-profit organization with a mission to educate and share information with members and community at the "plant-roots" level and to promote biodiversity and environmentally sound practices.

Invasive Johnson grass in a field.

This site includes tons of information for beginners and experienced gardeners alike.

USDA National Plants Database
Maintains and generates data and reports about plants.

Plant Conservation Alliance
PCA Members and Cooperators work collectively to solve the problems of native plant extinction and native habitat restoration, ensuring the preservation of our ecosystem.

Invasive Species Information System
Gateway to Federal efforts concerning invasive species.

Wildflower Magazine
Dedicated to the study, conservation, cultivation and restoration of North America's native flora from the Panama Canal to the North Pole.

The Center for Plant Conservation
A national coalition dedicated to conserving and restoring the rare native plants of the United States. The CPC is a coalition of conservation-minded institutions from across the United States that understands the importance of saving plants from extinction.

Bring Back the Monarchs
Monarch Watch is a nonprofit educational outreach program based at the University of Kansas that focuses on the monarch butterfly, its habitat, and its spectacular fall migration.

Butterflies of North America
Users looking to identify an unknown butterfly or moth can browse this collection of thumbnail photos and jump to a particular species account and distribution map.

Coastal Prairie Partnership
The mission of the Coastal Prairie Partnership is to promote the conservation and restoration of Coastal Prairie ecosystems.

Friends of Tandy Hills Natural Area
Tandy Hills Natural Area is a 160 acre indigenous remnant of prairie located in the heart of Fort Worth, Texas. The land was obtained by the City of Fort Worth Parks Department in the 1960's and is currently managed by the Fort Worth Nature Center and Refuge. Wonderful organized events, and beautiful photographs on this recently updated website.