Plants and Care

American Beauties Native Plants (Looking for just the right plant or plants for your landscape? Use the Plant Search to specify the kind of plant you are looking for.)

American Beauties Native Plants (View a thumbnail image and introductory information for native plants based on common or botanical name.)

Pollinator Project (Ecoregional planting guides)


DANDY TIP: Dandelions are one of the first sources of pollen for bees in the spring. Let ’em grow. (Source: Master Gardener Association of Howard County)

National Wildlife Federation (How to garden for wildlife)

U.S. Fish and Wildlife (Attracting Pollinators to Your Garden)


Ecological Society of America (Pollination Fact Sheet)

Pollinator Partnership (Searchable useful resources by category)


U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA and Pollinator Project Memorandum of Understanding)

Coalition for Urban/Rural Environmental Stewardship (Pollinators and Pesticide Stewardship)

Beyond Pesticides (Companies that grow and distribute organic seeds and plants)