Conservation Issue : Gardening with Native Plants

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Drought Tolerant Landscaping for Washington State.  Washington State University Extension.  EMO87E.  2015.  This publication is meant to assist homeowners with the selection and management of appropriate plants, sites, soils, and hardscapes to create a drought-tolerant landscape. It provides a lists and photographs of trees, shrubs, groundcovers, and vines that are drought tolerant and suitable for landscapes throughout Washington State.

Using Native Plants in fire-prone Eastern Washington.  Brochure  Kittitas Audubon Society.

Using Native Plants to Preserve Birds and to Protect Homes.  Kittitas Audubon Society. Best practices for conserving water and preserving birds in fire-prone habitats.

Native and Drought Tolerant Plants – A comprehensive resource list of trees, shrubs, grasses and wildflowers suitable for Eastern Washington home landscapes.

The Natural Way to Grow:  Gardening with Natives in Eastern Washington.  Brochure, Washington Native Plant Society Columbia Basin Chapter.

Native Plant Nursery and Seed Sources by County for Washington State.  Washington Native Plant Society

Photo Guide to Derby Canyon Natives is a specialty nursery growing wildflowers, grasses, shrubs and trees native to Central Washington. Container-grown plants are produced from seeds and cuttings collected from the region’s varied habitats, including the shrub-steppe, pine forest and riparian zones.