Welcome to the Native Backyards Shop! Here you’ll find my favorite products for native plant gardeners, both to use in your own yard, but also to help you spread the word about the importance of native plants to others.

Native Plant Lovers Gifts

Your purchase will help support conservation efforts: 20% of profits from the Native Backyards Etsy shop are donated to the National Wildlife Federation!

Plant Natives T-Shirt

Spread the word to others about planting natives with this retro inspired shirt! Comes in a variety of unisex sizes and colors!

Women's Native Plant Shirt

Native Plant Lady Shirt

Are you a Native Plant Lady? Then you need this shirt! Comes in a variety of fun colors to show off your love for growing native plants!

Caterpillar Crossing Sign

Is your garden full of native plants that serve as host plants for butterflies and moths? Then this cute sign is a must to protect all the caterpillars visiting your yard!

Native Plant Garden Sign

Show off your beautiful native plant garden with this personalized garden sign! Help spread the word about natives with your sign.

Native Plant Seeds

I’ve harvested seeds from my Texas garden to share with you! Many of these are hard to find elsewhere online!

Garden Flags

Help spread the word by adding an educational garden flag to your garden! Check out our different styles here.

Plant Natives mug

Plant Natives Mug

Have a friendly reminder each time you drink your coffee with this 11oz mug with blue handle & interior. A great gift idea!

Garden Rules Sign

As a nature lover, your garden likely has a different set of rules than others. Celebrate them with this sign!

Plant profile card - Native Backyards shop

Plant Profile Card

Keep track of your favorite native plants with this pretty downloadable Plant Card. Don’t miss the other garden templates in the shop!

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Must Read Books for Native Plant Gardeners

Native Plant Gardening for Beginners

Native Plant Gardening

I wrote this book for YOU! This is your QUICK START GUIDE to start growing more natives in your yard TODAY!

Nature's Best Hope

Nature’s Best Hope

Nature’s Best Hope is a MUST read for anyone interested in backyard conservation. Doug Tallamy is the leading thinker in this space.

Native Texas Plants book

Native Texas Plants

If you’re a Texan, then this is the only native plant book you’ll need. It is my go-to source for helpful, quick info on Texas natives.

Want to learn about plants specific to your area?

Check out our top native plant books by state!

Gardening Tools Used by the Pros

Root Slayer Hori Hori knife

Hori Hori Knife

This workhorse is the most used tool in my bag. This garden knife digs and cuts thanks to its serrated edge. Perfect for weeding.

Pruning shears

Pruning Shears

Many native perennials benefit from being cut back once or twice a year. A good pair of pruning shears makes it easy.

Root Slayer shovel

Root Slayer Shovel

Recommended to me by a Master Naturalist friend, this is the BEST tool when you need to dig a hole in compact soil or remove a large plant.

DRAMM watering wand

Watering Wand

These Dramm watering wands are the ones you’ll see your local nursery use. They give an even spray of water to your plants.

TakeRoot Rooting Hormone

Rooting Hormone

Keep this on hand to make new plants from cuttings. Propagate your natives to share with friends and neighbors!

Garden pick axe

Garden Pick

When I volunteer to remove invasive plants from natural areas, this is the tool we use. Great for breaking up hard soil.

My Favorite Wildlife Habitat Products

Juegol hummingbird feeder

Hummingbird Feeder

This plastic feeder with snap on lid is the EASIEST to clean. I have it hanging from my balcony. Hummingbirds visit it daily here in TX!

Window alert bird decals

UV Window Decals

Window collisions kill 1+billion birds in the US each year. Prevent bird strikes by putting these pretty UV coated decals on your windows.

Squirrel proof bird feeder

Bird Feeder

This is the squirrel-proof feeder I have in my yard. Each day wrens, titmice, chickadees and more songbirds take part in the buffet!