Want an ornamental grass that performs well in the shade? Then Inland Sea Oats (Chasmanthium latifolium) is the grass for you! This beautiful grass is native to the US from the Plains to the East Coast and has beautiful drooping seed heads that turn a golden brown in fall.
Besides winning the award for cutest name, Frog Fruit (phyla nodiflora) is an awesome fast growing ground cover. It brings your yard alive with pollinators that love visiting its dainty white flowers for nectar. Native to many states in the US!
Do you have nandina growing in your yard? If you live in the Southern US, there is a good chance you do! However, here are 5 reasons why you may want to consider replacing this plant with something else.
Join me as I experiment with growing native plants in my own backyard! Check out the first three phases of my native landscape design.
This gardener gift guide for Christmas 2020 was made with native plant lovers in mind! These nine garden and nature gifts will make any nature lover happy.
Want to start growing native plants in your yard but are unsure where to start? We recommend starting small and going from there. Check out our 7 tips for incorporating natives!
Now that you know the basics of native plants, it’s time to choose plants to grow! Here are my five favorite sources for learning about the native plants in your area and determining which ones are the best candidates for your yard.
Are you new to gardening and landscaping with native plants? Then this beginner’s guide is for you! Read on to better understand what natives are, why they are so important, and why each of us should be using them in our own yards!
At Native Backyards our sole mission is to help you bring your yard to life through native plants. Here you’ll find information on the benefits of native plants, where to find native plants in your area, and tips for gardening and landscaping with native plants so you can turn your yard into a wildlife habitat and make a big impact in saving our planet!
Native plants are the foundation of a healthy ecosystem. Here are the top six benefits of using native plants in your yard!